silver bass

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Origin of silver bass

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85

Words Nearby silver bass Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use silver bass in a sentence

  • A little darkey brought around six silver bass, weighing possibly half a pound each, for which he accepted forty cents.

    The houseboat book | William F. Waugh
  • The walls of this apartment are formed of eight massive silver bass-reliefs, representing remarkable events in the saint's life.

    Over the Ocean | Curtis Guild