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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 baste /ˈbest/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Baste v. t. [imp. & p. p. Basted; p. pr. & vb. n. Basting.]
 1. To beat with a stick; to cudgel.
    One man was basted by the keeper for carrying some people over on his back through the waters.   --Pepys.
 2. Cookery To sprinkle flour and salt and drip butter or fat on, as on meat in roasting.
 3. To mark with tar, as sheep. [Prov. Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Baste, v. t.  To sew loosely, or with long stitches; -- usually, that the work may be held in position until sewed more firmly.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : loose temporary stitches [syn: basting, tacking]
      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]