- basso rilievo,
- bast fiber,
- bastard amber,
- bastard culverin
Origin of bast
Examples from the Web for bast
Bast, it turns out, runs a bit of a side business involving favors for children done in exchange for secrets.
His entry takes the reader through a day of mischief with Bast, the somewhat mysterious creature from the Chronicles series.
Bast himself spent roughly $350,000 preparing for the end, but it does not have to be so expensive.
“2012 is a great excuse to prepare for the worst,” Bast says.
Bast says that what we see as the end begins will depend on what form the end takes.
On the bast they saw the rings all drawn, seven hundred, which the warrior owned.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
She saw that Helen's nerves were exasperated by the unlucky Bast business beyond the bounds of politeness.Howards End|E. M. Forster
The weight of moisture in the wet fibre, immediately it is drawn from the bast, averages 56 per cent.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Homage and praise to Bast, the cat-headed, the wise one, the great goddess!A Woman Named Smith|Marie Conway Oemler
Jute, flax, China grass and hemp are common fibres which are derived from the bast of the plants.The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics|Franklin Beech
Word Origin for bast
"inner bark of the linden tree," Old English bæst, a general Germanic word (cf. Old Norse, Old Saxon, Middle Dutch, Old High German, German bast), of uncertain origin.