What does the word bass mean?

Usage examples for bass

  1. Here he could lie flat, and fish with his paw for a stray small bass that happened to pass too close to the shore for its safety. – The Strange Cabin on Catamount Island by Lawrence J. Leslie
  2. Here was light and gaiety- light within, lamps without; spirited talk in young anticipation of coming days of pleasure; and outside the roll of carriage- wheels making a humming bass to this merry treble. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  3. At last she said in a bass voice, extraordinarily coarse for a woman: Shut the windows. – The Created Legend by Feodor Sologub