- basset horn,
- basset hound,
- basset table,
- bassini's operation,
- basso cantante
Origin of bassinet
Examples from the Web for bassinet
I was barely out of the bassinet when the country last experienced a recession.
The Bassinet with camail attached is not a characteristic of this century, though isolated examples may perhaps be found.Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe|John Hewitt
The bassinet on the figure to the right is particularly noteworthy.
A wide-rimmed helm is often represented as worn over or in place of the bassinet, and jewelled and crested.
Word Origin for bassinet
"wicker cradle," 1854, from French bassinet "a little basin," diminutive of bassin (see basin), or, as per Klein, the English word is from French bercelonette, double diminutive of berceau "cradle," altered by bassin "basin." Middle English had bacinet "hemispherical helmet" (c.1300).