basto

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See also: Basto, bastó, and bastò

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish basto.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbæstəʊ/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æstəʊ

Noun[edit]

basto (plural bastos)

  1. The ace of clubs in quadrille and omber.
    • 1712 May, [Alexander Pope], “The Rape of the Locke. An Heroi-comical Poem.”, in Miscellaneous Poems and Translations. [], London: [] Bernard Lintott [], OCLC 228744960, canto:
      Spadillio first, unconquerable Lord ! / Let off two captive trumps, and swept the board. / As many more Manillio forc'd to yield, / And march'd a victor from the verdant field. / Him Basto follow'd, but his fate more hard / Gain'd but one trump and one Plebeian card []

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for basto in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish basto.

Noun[edit]

basto m (plural bastos)

  1. (playing cards) Alternative form of bastó

Further reading[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

basto (accusative singular baston, plural bastoj, accusative plural bastojn)

  1. bast

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bastum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈba.sto/
  • Rhymes: -asto
  • Hyphenation: bà‧sto

Noun[edit]

basto m (plural basti)

  1. load
  2. burden
  3. packsaddle (A saddle designed to secure and carry goods on the back of an animal)

Verb[edit]

basto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bastare

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

basto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bastar

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

basto m (plural bastos)

  1. packsaddle, saddle pad
    • 1888, Eduardo Acevedo Díaz, Ismael:
      Los últimos que llegaban del rodeo desensillaban y largaban sus pinos sudorosos, dándoles un golpecito con las riendas en los cuartos, después de acariciarles con dos o tres palmadas el cuello, y de pasarles de la cruz a la cola el lomo del cuchillo para refrescar la traspiración espumosa bien señalada por los bastos, las bajeras y la carona.
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  2. (card games) clubs
See also[edit]
Suits in Spanish · palos (layout · text)
Suit Hearts (open clipart).svg SuitDiamonds.svg SuitSpades.svg SuitClubs.svg
corazones diamantes picas tréboles
Spanish suits in Spanish · palos (layout · text)
Seme spade carte spagnole.svg Seme coppe carte spagnole.svg Seme denari carte spagnole.svg Seme bastoni carte spagnole.svg
espadas copas oros bastos

Etymology 2[edit]

From bastar.

Adjective[edit]

basto (feminine basta, masculine plural bastos, feminine plural bastas)

  1. rough, coarse
  2. gross
  3. homespun
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

basto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bastar
  2. first-person singular present indicative of bastir

Further reading[edit]