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 […]
a seaport in and the capital of St. Kitts-Nevis, in the West Indies. a seaport in and the capital of Guadeloupe, in the French West Indies. See under Guadeloupe. two islands (Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre) separated by a narrow channel in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies: together with five dependencies they form an overseas […]
- Basso cantante
a bass voice with an upper range that is more developed than that of the basso profundo.
a person who sings bass; a bass. Historical Examples bassi’no (Count), the “perjured husband of Aurelia” slain by Alonzo. Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. His name was bassi, and like myself he had given up the priesthood. The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova […]