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 Bass.Ba’ste (1 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bastard.
 
Any sweetened wine, but more correctly applied to a sweet Spanish wine (white or brown) made of the bastard muscadine grape.   1
        “I will pledge you willingly in a cup of bastard.”—Sir Walter Scott: Kenilworth, chap. iii.
 


 Bass.Ba’ste (1 syl.). 

 
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