Etymology
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baster (n.)

1520s, "one who bastes meat," from baste (v.2); from 1726 as "heavy blow," from baste (v.3).

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Definitions of baster

baster (n.)
a cook who bastes roasting meat with melted fat or gravy;
baster (n.)
a sewer who fastens a garment with long loose stitches;
Synonyms: tacker
baster (n.)
a tube with a rubber bulb used to take up and release melted fat or gravy in order to moisten roasting meat;
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