a medieval dagger having a tapering blade with straight transverse quillons and a T -shaped pommel.
Sometimes a clergyman had not only a basilard habitually hanging at his girdle, but also a sword for use on occasion.
Parish Priests and Their People in the Middle Ages in England Edward L. Cutts
basilateral basilateral ba·si·lat·er·al or ba·so·lat·er·al (bā’sə-lāt’ər-əl) adj. Of or relating to the base and one or more sides of a part.
a town in S Essex, in SE England: designated as a model residential community after World War II. Contemporary Examples In Sydney it was across the Harbor, in London it was outside the city in Basildon or Slough. Speed Reading Michael Lewis’s ‘Flash Boys’ William O’Connor March 30, 2014 Historical Examples Basildon is quite as […]
basilemma basilemma ba·si·lem·ma (bā’sə-lěm’ə) n. See basement membrane.
- Basilic vein
a large vein on the inner side of the arm. Historical Examples Some hardness could here be felt in the course of the basilic vein. On the origin of inflammation of the veins Henry Lee noun a large vein situated on the inner side of the arm basilic vein ba·sil·ic vein (bə-sĭl’ĭk) n. A vein […]