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Verb: baste  beyst
  1. (cooking) cover with liquid before cooking
    "baste a roast"
  2. Strike violently and repeatedly
    - clobber [informal], batter
  3. Sew together loosely, with large stitches
    "baste a hem";
    - tack
Noun: baste  beyst
  1. A loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
    - basting, basting stitch, tacking

Sounds like: based

Derived forms: bastes, basting, basted

Type of: beat, beat up, dampen, embroidery stitch, moisten, run up, sew, sew together, sewing stitch, stitch, stitch up, wash [literary], work over

Encyclopedia: Baste