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Definition of "basse" [basse]

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "basse" in a sentence
  • "Some of the most beautiful enamels of Limoges were executed in what was called basse-taille, or transparent enamel on gold grounds, which had been first prepared in bas-relief."
  • "On p. 25, Capriol (the Pupil) asks his Master (Arbeau) to describe the steps of the 'basse' dance."
  • ""Happiness is a simple thing," it says in the guide, which goes on to praise the bistro's "basse" cuisine - a direct counter to the "haute" cuisine that Paris is famed for."