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  • 1 Basset — Bas set (b[a^]s s[e^]t), a. [Cf. OF. basset somewhat low, dim. of bas low.] (Geol.) Inclined upward; as, the basset edge of strata. Lyell. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 Basset (card game) — Basset Thomas Rowlandson, painted his version of a gaming den in The Hazard Room . On the walls is a bouquet of gambler’s delights: boxing, horse racing, the odds of the day, and the patron saint of card games, Edmond Hoyle …

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  • 3 Basset — Bas set, n. (Geol.) The edge of a geological stratum at the surface of the ground; the outcrop. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 basset — I. /ˈbæsət / (say basuht) noun a long bodied, short legged dog resembling a dachshund but larger and heavier. Also, basset hound. {French, originally diminutive of bas low} II. /ˈbæsət / (say basuht) noun 1. an outcrop, as at the edge of a… …

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  • 5 basset —   n. short legged hound used in badger and harehunting; gambling card game like faro; Geology, edge of outcrop.    ♦ basset horn, tenor clarinet …

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  • 6 outcrop — n. (Geol.) 1. Basseting, cropping out. 2. Basset, basset edge, crop …

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  • 7 HISTORY bibliography — General ■ Abun Nasr, Jamil M. History of the Maghrib. 2nd rev. ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1975. ■ Ajayi, J. F. A, and Michael Crowder. History of West Africa. 2 vols. London: Longman Group, 1971, 1974. ■ Akkache, A. Tacfarinas.… …

    Historical dictionary of the berbers (Imazighen)

  • 8 wind instrument — /wind/ a musical instrument sounded by the breath or other air current, as the trumpet, trombone, clarinet, or flute. [1575 85] * * * ▪ music Introduction       any musical instrument that uses air as the primary vibrating medium for the… …

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  • 9 Clarinet — This article is about the musical instrument. For ClariNet, see ClariNet. Clarinet B♭ Clarinet (Boehm system) Woodwind instrument Classification Wind Woodwind …

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  • 10 National Register of Historic Places listings in Fairfield County, Connecticut — Location of Fairfield County in Connecticut This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. The locations of National Register… …

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  • 11 History of ancient Tunisia — The present day Republic of Tunisia, al Jumhuriyyah at Tunisiyyah , has over ten million citizens, almost all of Arab Berber descent. The Mediterranean Sea is to the north and east, Libya to the southeast, and Algeria to the west. Tunis is the… …

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  • 12 Carn Brea — ( kw. Karnbre) is a civil parish and hilltop site near Redruth in Cornwall, England, UK, famous for its long history of human occupation. Neolithic settlement The earliest Neolithic settlement at Carn Brea was a tor enclosure occupied between… …

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  • 13 PvP — Infobox comic strip title = caption = Cover of PvP book #5. author = Scott Kurtz url = http://www.pvponline.com/ rss = http://www.pvponline.com/rss/?section=article (comic only) atom = status = Weekdays [… …

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  • 14 Serenade No. 10 for winds — The Serenade No. 10 for winds in B flat major, K. 361, is a serenade by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart scored for thirteen instruments (twelve winds and string bass). The date of its composition is reasonably certain (based on research by Alan Tyson),… …

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  • 15 List of aerophones by Hornbostel-Sachs number — The Hornbostel Sachs system of musical instrument classification groups all instruments in which sound is produced through vibrating air. This can include a column of air being set in vibration (as in wind instruments) or an air flow being… …

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  • 16 Columbo — Not to be confused with Colombo. This article is about the TV film series. For other uses, see Columbo (disambiguation). Columbo Peter Falk (right) as Lt. Columbo, 1974 …

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  • 17 bas|set — bas|set1 «BAS iht», noun, or basset hound, a dog with short legs and a long body. It is built somewhat like a dachshund, but larger and heavier, and has large ears that hang down. Bassets are used in hunting or kept as pets. ╂[< Middle French… …

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  • 18 Number Pieces — Two time brackets from Five (1988), the first one flexible, the second fixed The term Number Pieces refers to a body of late compositions by John Cage. Each piece is named after the number of performers involved: for instance, Seven is a piece… …

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  • 19 Baccarat — This article is about the card game. For the town, see Baccarat, Meurthe et Moselle. For the crystal company, see Baccarat (company) Baccarat pallet and cards Baccarat ( …

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  • 20 List of Metal Gear Solid characters — This is a list of characters appearing in the video game Metal Gear Solid (and, by extension, its remake, ). All characters were created by Hideo Kojima and designed by Yoji Shinkawa; [citeweb| author = Gamespot… …

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