bass

Part of speech: adjective

Low in tone or compass.

Part of speech: noun

A food- fish.

Part of speech: noun

The lowest tones of the male voice or of an instrument.

Part of speech: noun

Same as BASSWOOD.

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Usage examples "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", 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", Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.
  3. At last she said in a bass voice, extraordinarily coarse for a woman: Shut the windows. - "The Created Legend", Feodor Sologub.