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Basset vs. Faro

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Bassetnoun

(geology) The edge of a geological stratum at the surface of the ground; the outcrop.

Faronoun

(card games) A game of chance played by betting on the order in which certain cards will appear when taken singly from the top of the pack.

Bassetnoun

A basset hound.

Faronoun

A gambling game at cards, in which all the other players play against the dealer or banker, staking their money upon the order in which the cards will lie and be dealt from the pack.

Bassetnoun

A card game resembling faro.

Faronoun

a card game in which players bet against the dealer on the cards he will draw from a dealing box

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Bassetverb

To incline upward so as to appear at the surface.

‘A vein of coal bassets.’;

Bassetnoun

A game at cards, resembling the modern faro, said to have been invented at Venice.

‘Some dress, some dance, some play, not to forgetYour piquet parties, and your dear basset.’;

Bassetnoun

The edge of a geological stratum at the surface of the ground; the outcrop.

Bassetadjective

Inclined upward; as, the basset edge of strata.

Bassetverb

To incline upward so as to appear at the surface; to crop out; as, a vein of coal bassets.

Bassetnoun

smooth-haired breed of hound with short legs and long ears

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Bassetverb

appear at the surface;

‘A seam of coal bassets’;

Basset

Bassets are a sub-type of scenthound deliberately bred with short legs, that are used for hunting where the hunters accompany the hunting hounds on foot.

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