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Examples from the Web for bason
An egg broken into a cup of tea, or beaten and mixed with a bason of milk, makes a breakfast more supporting than tea only.
Strain it through a hair sieve into a bason; when cool, add about half a pint of raspberry juice or syrup, to the milk and cream.
The pudding will be lighter, if only made in a bason, then turned out into a pudding cloth, and boiled in plenty of water.
Then set the bason in a saucepan of water, the top of which will just fit it, or on a hot hearth, and stir it till it grows thick.
Lay a paste of suet in a bason, put in the rolled steaks, cover the bason with a paste, and pinch the edges to keep in the gravy.