basset


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basset

(ˈbæsɪt)
n
(Breeds) a long low smooth-haired breed of hound with short strong legs and long ears. Also called: basset hound
[C17: from French, from basset short, from bas low; see base2]

basset

(ˈbæsɪt)
vb, n -sets, -seting or -seted
(Geological Science) a rare word for outcrop
[C17: perhaps from French: low stool, see basset1]

basset


Past participle: basseted
Gerund: basseting

Imperative
basset
basset
Present
I basset
you basset
he/she/it bassets
we basset
you basset
they basset
Preterite
I basseted
you basseted
he/she/it basseted
we basseted
you basseted
they basseted
Present Continuous
I am basseting
you are basseting
he/she/it is basseting
we are basseting
you are basseting
they are basseting
Present Perfect
I have basseted
you have basseted
he/she/it has basseted
we have basseted
you have basseted
they have basseted
Past Continuous
I was basseting
you were basseting
he/she/it was basseting
we were basseting
you were basseting
they were basseting
Past Perfect
I had basseted
you had basseted
he/she/it had basseted
we had basseted
you had basseted
they had basseted
Future
I will basset
you will basset
he/she/it will basset
we will basset
you will basset
they will basset
Future Perfect
I will have basseted
you will have basseted
he/she/it will have basseted
we will have basseted
you will have basseted
they will have basseted
Future Continuous
I will be basseting
you will be basseting
he/she/it will be basseting
we will be basseting
you will be basseting
they will be basseting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been basseting
you have been basseting
he/she/it has been basseting
we have been basseting
you have been basseting
they have been basseting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been basseting
you will have been basseting
he/she/it will have been basseting
we will have been basseting
you will have been basseting
they will have been basseting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been basseting
you had been basseting
he/she/it had been basseting
we had been basseting
you had been basseting
they had been basseting
Conditional
I would basset
you would basset
he/she/it would basset
we would basset
you would basset
they would basset
Past Conditional
I would have basseted
you would have basseted
he/she/it would have basseted
we would have basseted
you would have basseted
they would have basseted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.basset - smooth-haired breed of hound with short legs and long earsbasset - smooth-haired breed of hound with short legs and long ears
hound, hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
Verb1.basset - appear at the surface; "A seam of coal bassets"
appear - come into sight or view; "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"; "A new star appeared on the horizon"
Translations

basset

[ˈbæsɪt] N (also basset hound) → basset m
References in classic literature ?
Tulliver was on horseback soon after dinner the next day (he was not dyspeptic) on his way to Basset to see his sister Moss and her husband.
But this morning he was in a mood more becoming a man of business, and in the course of his ride along the Basset lanes, with their deep ruts,--lying so far away from a market-town that the labor of drawing produce and manure was enough to take away the best part of the profits on such poor land as that parish was made of,--he got up a due amount of irritation against Moss as a man without capital, who, if murrain and blight were abroad, was sure to have his share of them, and who, the more you tried to help him out of the mud, would sink the further in.
Moss, who, when he married Miss Tulliver, had been regarded as the buck of Basset, now wore a beard nearly a week old, and had the depressed, unexpectant air of a machine-horse.
And so the respectable miller returned along the Basset lanes rather more puzzled than before as to ways and means, but still with the sense of a danger escaped.
WHEN I sat down to watch the opening episode of Mike Basset, Manager, I soon found myself changing the channel in disgust.
The inquisitive 11-month-old Basset hound had eaten the laces after a pack was left out by her owners.
A Libyan secret agent, Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, was sentenced to life imprisonment for the bombing.
The disc is completed with the lateAdagio in C for wind quartet for cor anglais, basset horn, basset clarinet and bassoon on which he is joined by RachelAger,Colin Powell, Alan Pendlebury.
Prosecutors say the bomb, hidden in a brown suitcase, was fed into the luggage system in Malta by former Libyan intelligence agent Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi and transferred to Pan Am Flight 103.
And if he hits the magic figure boss Dave Basset has promised the pounds 7million striker a CASE of champagne.
The last year has given Seattle Times editorial cartoonist Brian Basset a pretty good picture of the state of the art.
MY wife and I watched the funeral cortege slowly pass through the applauding, tearful crowds on the streets of Wootton Basset on Tuesday.