Definition of Bassed
1. basse [v] - See also: basse
Literary usage of Bassed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Voyage to Cadiz in 1625: Being a Journal Written by John Glanville by Sir John Glanville (1883)
"... boate and make towards us, they shott att him soc as a greate shott bassed ... sv “bassed' bruised: or y. abased, laid low, tumbled over by ‘bruising. ..."
2. A History of Tong, Shropshire: Its Church, Manor, Parish, College, Early by George GRIFFITHS (1894)
"... and which they held in free alms "of the gift of Ralph bassed, and for which the said ... Ralph " bassed the younger and Richard his ..."
3. A Topographical Account of the Hundred of Bosmere, in the County of by Charles John Longcroft (1857)
"These being witnesses : Lord " Baldwin, Earl of Devon, Lord bassed, Lord John bassed, " Lord William de ..."
4. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1887)
"... at dimes in he 'd tomb'ed deep in lof, And he bassed ze dime vith gissing at a hatching out a yoke ..."
5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1886)
"Clearly, no revolution ever took place more truly bassed upon the wishes of a nation than that which broke out on the i8th of September 1885, ..."