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(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]
vb, n -sets, -seting or -seted
(Geological Science) a rare word for outcrop
[C17: perhaps from French: low stool, see basset1]
Past participle: basseted
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|Noun||1.||basset - smooth-haired breed of hound with short legs and long ears|
|Verb||1.||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"