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baster

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[ bey-ster ]
/ ˈbeɪ stər /
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noun Sewing.
a person or thing that bastes.
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Origin of baster

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First recorded in 1880–85; baste1 + -er1

Other definitions for baster (2 of 2)

baster2
[ bey-ster ]
/ ˈbeɪ stər /

noun
a person who bastes meat or other food.
a large glass, plastic, or metal tube with a rubber bulb at one end and a small opening at the other, to be filled with butter, drippings, etc., for basting food as it is cooking.

Origin of baster

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First recorded in 1515–25; baste2 + -er1
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