a city in N Louisiana.
A chaos—perhaps where no human foot has trod—perhaps Bastrop—perhaps New Jersey!
Rolling Stones O. Henry
When the show was touring Texas we chanced to hire a man in Bastrop county.
Sawdust & Spangles W. C. Coup
“It’s Pietro the gambler, from Bastrop,” said one of the Texans, after a close scrutiny.
For the Liberty of Texas Edward Stratemeyer
The men from the adjoining counties reached Bastrop the night before.
Terry’s Texas Rangers Leonidas B. Giles
At Bastrop they found two companies of United States volunteers doing guard duty.
Secrets of the Late Rebellion J. R. Freese
Every man is to receive one hundred acres of the Bastrop land, besides his regular pay.
A Dream of Empire William Henry Venable
Certainly, the Bastrop grant was so placed as to afford every possible lure to the youthful, enterprising, and adventurous.
The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4 Albert J. Beveridge
noun coca paste mixed with other substances and highly addictive when smoked Word Origin possibly from basura ‘waste, trash’ or borrowing of English bazooka for the drug’s explosive effect Usage Note Spanish slang noun A cheap cocaine paste: Also on the horizon are ”croak” and ”basuco,” a cocaine derivative [1980s+ Narcotics; fr Sp bazuco, ”bazooka,” […]
Sotho (def 3). Historical Examples That the numbers slaughtered were very great, the numerous ruins of Basuto kraals all over the country testify. The Last Boer War H. Rider Haggard My advice is that you select as good a pair of Basuto ponies as you can obtain. A Dash from Diamond City George Manville Fenn […]
former name of Lesotho. Historical Examples I say to the chief and people, How can Basutoland belong to Basutos? General Gordon Seton Churchill The administration of Basutoland is on a scale costing £30,000 per annum. The Life of Gordon, Volume II Demetrius Charles Boulger Europeans cannot travel in Basutoland without permission from the ruler or […]
noun acronym (in Britain) British Association of Social Workers