Thesaurus / basset
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Basset, the name of a game at cards, formerly much played, especially in France.

Buffon calls the turnspit the Basset à jambes torses, but some of the breed are said to have straight legs.

Anecdotes of DogsEdward Jesse

The Basset boy threw down his last half-eagle and carelessly called for the one with a blue border.

In Exile and Other StoriesMary Hallock Foote

Well, it was a good lark, I must say; I was telling it to Basset last night, and it nearly killed him.

Frank FairleghFrank E. Smedley

Basset is looking for you everywhere, and you 'll have to leave the neighborhood, for a while at least.

As Robert de Buci was then in possession, it cannot have been, here at least, till later that Basset succeeded him.

We turned round, and there stood Mr. Basset, with a grin of most diabolical malignity in his by no means pleasant features.

But her diseased mind required stronger stimulants, and sought them in gallantry, in basset, and in usquebaugh.

"You are his agent, I perceive Mr. Basset," said I, with a significant smile.

The emergence of strata at the surface is called by miners their outcrop or basset.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.