• (British) IPA: /ˈbæsɪt/


  1. (geology) The edge of a geological stratum at the surface of the ground; the outcrop.
  2. A basset hound.
  3. (uncountable, card games) A card game resembling faro.
    • Some dress, some dance, some play, not to forget / Your piquet parties, and your dear basset.

basset (bassets, present participle basseting; past and past participle basseted)

  1. (geology, intransitive) To incline upward so as to appear at the surface.
    A vein of coal bassets.

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