What does baste mean?

Definitions for baste
beɪstbaste

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baste, basting, basting stitch, tacking(verb)

    a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together

  2. baste(verb)

    cover with liquid before cooking

    "baste a roast"

  3. clobber, baste, batter(verb)

    strike violently and repeatedly

    "She clobbered the man who tried to attack her"

  4. baste, tack(verb)

    sew together loosely, with large stitches

    "baste a hem"

Wiktionary

  1. baste(Verb)

    To sprinkle flour and salt and drip butter or fat on, as on meat in roasting.

    Etymology: Compare beysta (whence børste)

  2. baste(Verb)

    To coat over something

    Etymology: Compare beysta (whence børste)

  3. baste(Verb)

    To sew with wide stitches.

    Etymology: Compare beysta (whence børste)

  4. baste(Verb)

    To beat.

    Etymology: Compare beysta (whence børste)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Baste(verb)

    to beat with a stick; to cudgel

  2. Baste(verb)

    to sprinkle flour and salt and drip butter or fat on, as on meat in roasting

  3. Baste(verb)

    to mark with tar, as sheep

  4. Baste(verb)

    to sew loosely, or with long stitches; -- usually, that the work may be held in position until sewed more firmly

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Baste

    bāst, v.t. to beat with a stick. [Prob. conn. with Ice. beysta, Dan. böste, to beat.]

  2. Baste

    bāst, v.t. to drop fat or butter over meat while roasting to keep it from burning and to improve the flavour. [Ety. unknown.]

  3. Baste

    bāst, v.t. to sew slightly or with long stitches. [O. Fr. bastír, from Old High Ger. bestan, to sew.]

How to pronounce baste?

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How to say baste in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of baste in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of baste in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Images & Illustrations of baste

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