a lake in NW England, in Cumbria near Keswick. Length: 6 km (4 miles)
Derwent Water and bassenthwaite lake are the only lakes seen, and but one of these from the summit.
The Ports, Harbours, Watering-places and Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain Vol. 1 William Finden
At bassenthwaite a man and his son trained a pair of otters to fish in the lake.
Poachers and Poaching John Watson
Both snow and hail are recorded on the 10th in the register kept for me at bassenthwaite Halls, at the foot of Skiddaw.
The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Vol. XLIX Various
Northern lights remarkably fine—chiefly a purple-blue—in shooting pyramids, moved from over bassenthwaite behind Skiddaw.
Anima Poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge
At Keswick we staid one night, riding to bassenthwaite in the afternoon, and sailing upon the lake in the evening.
Memoir of Mary L. Ware, Wife of Henry Ware, Jr. Edward B. Hall
former name of Alpes-de-Haute Provence. noun the former name for Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
former name of Pyrénées-Atlantiques. plural noun the former name for Pyrénées-Atlantiques
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- Basset horn
an alto horn with a soft tone. Historical Examples This brings the compass of the basset horn to a range of four octaves from , actual sounds . Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 Various Like the basset horn, Streitwolf’s instruments had the four chromatic open keys extending the compass downwards […]