What does basset mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. basset, basset hound(verb)

    smooth-haired breed of hound with short legs and long ears

  2. basset, crop out(verb)

    appear at the surface

    "A seam of coal bassets"


  1. basset(Noun)

    a card game

Webster Dictionary

  1. Basset(noun)

    a game at cards, resembling the modern faro, said to have been invented at Venice

  2. Basset(adj)

    inclined upward; as, the basset edge of strata

  3. Basset(noun)

    the edge of a geological stratum at the surface of the ground; the outcrop

  4. Basset(verb)

    to inclined upward so as to appear at the surface; to crop out; as, a vein of coal bassets


  1. Basset

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Basset

    bas′et, n. a short-legged dog used in unearthing foxes and badgers: an old Venetian game at cards, resembling faro, widely popular in the 18th century: (geol.) the outcrop or emergence of mineral strata at the surface.—v.i. to incline upward so as to appear at the surface, to crop up.—n. Bas′set-horn (It. corno di bassetto), the richest and softest of all wind-instruments, similar to a clarionet in tone and fingering, but with a twice-bent wooden tube, having a compass of two and a half octaves. [Fr. bas, low.]

Anagrams for basset »

  1. basest

  2. bastes

  3. beasts

  4. esbats


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of basset in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of basset in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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