• Bass Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The southern, red, or channel bass (Sciaena ocellata). See Redfish.
  2. (n.) The two American fresh-water species of black bass (genus Micropterus). See Black bass.
  3. (a.) One who sings, or the instrument which plays, bass.
  4. (pl. ) of Bass
  5. (n.) An edible, spiny-finned fish, esp. of the genera Roccus, Labrax, and related genera. There are many species.
  6. (n.) Species of Serranus, the sea bass and rock bass. See Sea bass.
  7. (v. t.) To sound in a deep tone.
  8. (a.) Deep or grave in tone.
  9. (a.) A bass, or deep, sound or tone.
  10. (n.) A hassock or thick mat.
  11. (a.) The lowest part in a musical composition.
  12. (n.) The linden or lime tree, sometimes wrongly called whitewood; also, its bark, which is used for making mats. See Bast.

Basso, Deep, Sea bass,

• Basset Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The edge of a geological stratum at the surface of the ground; the outcrop.
  2. (n.) A game at cards, resembling the modern faro, said to have been invented at Venice.
  3. (v. i.) To inclined upward so as to appear at the surface; to crop out; as, a vein of coal bassets.
  4. (a.) Inclined upward; as, the basset edge of strata.

Basset hound,

• Bass drum Definition & Synonyms

  1. () The largest of the different kinds of drums, having two heads, and emitting a deep, grave sound. See Bass, a.

• Bassaw Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) See Bashaw.