former name of Pyrénées-Atlantiques.
the former name for Pyrénées-Atlantiques
one of a breed of hounds having short legs, long body and ears, and usually a black, tan, and white coat. an outcrop, as of the edges of strata. to crop out. an 18th-century card game similar to faro. Historical Examples basset of Drayton bore “Gold three piles (or pales) gules with a quarter ermine.” […]
- 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 […]
- Basset table
a card table of the early 18th century in England.
an outcrop, as of the edges of strata. to crop out. noun a long low smooth-haired breed of hound with short strong legs and long ears Also called basset hound verb, noun -sets, -seting, -seted a rare word for outcrop n. type of short-legged dog, 1610s, from French basset, from Old French bas “low” (see […]