baste (n.)

  1. a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together

    [ Syn: basting , basting stitch , tacking ]

    baste (v.)

  1. cover with liquid before cooking; baste a roast'

  2. strike violently and repeatedly; She clobbered the man who tried to attack her

    [ Syn: clobber , batter ]

  3. sew together loosely, with large stitches; baste a hem

    [ Syn: tack ]

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