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basset2

[bas-it] /ˈbæs ɪt/ Geology, Mining.
noun
1.
an outcrop, as of the edges of strata.
verb (used without object), basseted, basseting.
2.
to crop out.
Origin of basset2
obsolete French
1680-1690
1680-90; apparently < obsolete French basset low stool, noun use of adj. basset. See basset1
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British Dictionary definitions for basseted

basset1

/ˈbæsɪt/
noun
1.
a long low smooth-haired breed of hound with short strong legs and long ears Also called basset hound
Word Origin
C17: from French, from basset short, from bas low; see base²

basset2

/ˈbæsɪt/
verb, noun -sets, -seting, -seted
1.
a rare word for outcrop
Word Origin
C17: perhaps from French: low stool, see basset1
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Word Origin and History for basseted

basset

n.

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

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