Basset

Definition of Basset

Bas´set   Pronunciation: băs´sĕt or băs`sĕt´
n.1.A game at cards, resembling the modern faro, said to have been invented at Venice.
Some dress, some dance, some play, not to forget
Your piquet parties, and your dear basset.
- Rowe.
a.1.(Geol.) Inclined upward; as, the basset edge of strata.
n.1.(Geol.) The edge of a geological stratum at the surface of the ground; the outcrop.
v. i.1.(Geol.) To incline upward so as to appear at the surface; to crop out; as, a vein of coal bassets.
[imp. & p. p. Basseted; p. pr. & vb. n. Basseting.]

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appear, crop out
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