• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Basqued baskt furnished with a basque
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. Basque—Low L. Vasco, an inhabitant of Vasconia, whence Gascony. The Basques themselves call their tongue Eskuara, Euscara, whence the Fr. Euscarien.


In literature:

If this is the case, it is probably the only pure Basque word in English.
"The Romance of Words (4th ed.)" by Ernest Weekley
Not one Basque ship, but many.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, January 1888" by Various
Basques, the, Iberian descent of, 5.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
Bayard, attended by Le Basque, was in the act of putting on his armor.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 of 8" by Various
Bellerophon, dated Superb, in Basque Roads, July 15th, 1815.
"The Surrender of Napoleon" by Sir Frederick Lewis Maitland
The pride of ancestry is very tenaciously upheld among the Basques, who are the mountaineers of that district.
"Adventures in the Rifle Brigade, in the Peninsula, France, and the Netherlands" by Captain J. Kincaid
We are Basques, we d'Albrets, and Basques do not forget an injury, as you may know.
"Louisiana Lou" by William West Winter
The girl was the wilful daughter of a Basque rancher over on the Porcupine.
"They of the High Trails" by Hamlin Garland
As he rounded the corner he was almost knocked from his feet by a burly fellow in a Basque cap who was breathless with haste.
"Billy Topsail & Company" by Norman Duncan
These Basques were the unconquerable mountain tribe of which we heard so much in the early history of Spain.
"A Short History of Spain" by Mary Platt Parmele

In news:

The Basque History of the World does allow players like Charlemagne, Napoleon, Karl Marx and Francisco Franco to flit across the stage, but only when they are doing something (generally bad) for the Basques .
Euskera, which Basques were forbidden to speak under Franco, is taught in schools.
The Basque separatist group E.T.A.
How is the relationship between the Americans and the Basques --this is an unusual project in that it's the Basques ' Museum and yet the Guggenheim Foundation retains control of it.
Ray Basques, a St Paul native and current Maplewood resident, is concerned about the future of the economy and the rising unemployment rate.
Cocktails, animated chatter and well-performed opera arias flowed through the Basque Block's Beside Bardenay on the cold pre-winter evening of Oct 18.
Basque Tapas of Bonito With Soft Onion and Tomato.
World's Best Longboarders Bring Progressive Surf Style to Cote Des Basque more.
Just over 14 months ago the Basque separatist group ETA trumpeted its promise of a "permanent ceasefire".
Basque separatists 2011 10 20.
Reaction is mixed after the Basque terrorist group ETA pledges to end violence CNN's Al Goodman reports.
Basque leftists' foray into politics meets deep skepticism in Spain.
MADRID — Almost 4.5 million people will go to the polls Sunday in regional elections in Spain's turbulent Basque region and in northwestern Galicia .
Spain: Moderate Basques Get Go-Ahead.
Basque nationalists won backing from the regional parliament in Vitoria to form a new minority government.

In science:

Javier Bermejo, C.S.I.C.- Department of Electricity and Electronics, University of the Basque Country, P.O.
Collective excitations in liquid D2 confined within the mesoscopic pores of a MCM-41 molecular sieve
J.M.P. acknowledges partial support by the University of the Basque Country, the Basque Unibertsitate eta Ikerketa Saila, the Spanish Ministerio de Educaci´on y Ciencia, and the EC 6th framework Network of Excellence NANOQUANTA (Grant No.
Simple dynamic exchange-correlation kernel of the uniform electron gas
Aguirregabiria for assistance with the ODE program , which we have used to compute the asymptotical behaviour of the solutions. P.L.’s work is supported by the Basque Government fellowship B.F.I.92/090.
Scalar Field Inhomogeneous Cosmologies