Definitions for Basset
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basset, basset hound(verb)
smooth-haired breed of hound with short legs and long ears
basset, crop out(verb)
appear at the surface
"A seam of coal bassets"
a card game
a game at cards, resembling the modern faro, said to have been invented at Venice
inclined upward; as, the basset edge of strata
the edge of a geological stratum at the surface of the ground; the outcrop
to inclined upward so as to appear at the surface; to crop out; as, a vein of coal bassets
Basset, also known as barbacole and hocca, is a gambling card game that was considered one of the most polite. It was intended for persons of the highest rank because of the great losses or gains that might be accrued by players.
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