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an outcrop, as of the edges of strata.
to crop out.
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

type of short-legged dog, 1610s, from French basset, from Old French bas “low” (see base (adj.)) + diminutive suffix.


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