baste[ beyst ]SEE DEFINITION OF baste
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BASTE
Put it into the oven, and baste it occasionally, while baking, with its own drippings.
Repeat this frequently while it is roasting; after a while you can baste it with its own fat.
Baste it at first with a little salt and water, and then with its own gravy.
If you baste it with any thing else, or with its own dripping, the skin will not be crisp.
To baste it with its own dripping will make the skin tough and hard.
Baste it at first with a little salt and water, and then with its own drippings.
Lay in the pan in which it is to be roasted some fat pork to baste it.
When the first basting is dry, baste it again, and repeat this till the bird is nicely crusted over, and sufficiently done.
Here Paddy was questioned why he considered the wren as cunning a baste as the fox.
The cat is but typical of the qualities attributed to Baste.
"sew together loosely," c.1400, from Old French bastir "build, construct, sew up (a garment), baste, make, prepare, arrange" (12c., Modern French bâtir "to build"), probably from a Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *bastjan "join together with bast" (cf. Old High German besten; see bast).
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BASTE
- bawl out
- chew out
- come down on
- drag over the coals
- dress down
- jump down one's throat
- lay out
- lean on
- read the riot act