bas|set

bas|set
bas|set1 «BAS iht», noun, or basset hound,
a dog with short legs and a long body. It is built somewhat like a dachshund, but larger and heavier, and has large ears that hang down. Bassets are used in hunting or kept as pets.
[< Middle French basset < Old French (diminutive adjective) < bas low, base2]
bas|set2 «BAS iht», noun, verb.
–n.
the edge of a stratum of rock or ore showing at the surface of the ground; outcrop.
–v.i.
to crop out at the surface of strata.
[perhaps < French basset a low stool. See related etym. at basset1. (Cf.basset)]
bas|set3 «BAS iht», noun.
a card game somewhat resembling faro, invented in Venice, popular throughout Europe during the 1700's.
[< Italian bassetta (diminutive) < basso low, base2]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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