basset


basset

noun

  1. one of a breed of hounds having short legs, long body and ears, and usually a black, tan, and white coat.

noun

  1. an outcrop, as of the edges of strata.

verb (used without object), bas·set·ed, bas·set·ing.

  1. to crop out.

noun

  1. an 18th-century card game similar to faro.

noun

  1. a long low smooth-haired breed of hound with short strong legs and long earsAlso called: basset hound

verb, noun -sets, -seting or -seted

  1. a rare word for outcrop
n.

type of short-legged dog, 1610s, from French basset, from Old French bas “low” (see base (adj.)) + diminutive suffix.

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