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Basset hound

a medium-sized, shorthaired dog with very short, bowed legs, long ears and a long body. The head is large with loose skin and large, pendulous lips. One of the achondroplastic breeds. It is subject to familial disorders of the platelets and primary glaucoma.
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But we didn't realise how much fun it would be with 31 low-slung hounds and the occasional would-be Basset gathered in one spot.
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Lawmaker from Iraqiya slate, Hayder al-Mulla, had said that the resigning of the Acting Governor, Abdel Basset Turki, will not release its current administration from the responsibilities of bad management and failures that have negatively reflected on the stability of the Dinar's rate of exchange.
Il s'etait entretenu le lendemain avec une delegation du Conseil national syrien (CNS, principale coalition de l'opposition syrienne) conduite par son president Abdel Basset Sayda.
Abdel Basset al-Megrahi was handed over in 1999 to British justice.
The procession in Wootton Basset is therefore an attempt to engage the British public's minds on the real reasons why their soldiers are returning home in body bags and the real cost of the war.
The procession in Wootton Basset is therefore an attempt to engage the British publics minds on the real reasons why their soldiers are returning home in body bags and the real cost of the war.
There may also be ticks on the list for other musthaves - Basset Mead boasts a well screen all weather tennis court and heated outdoor swimming pool with a backdrop of rhododendrons, and mature specimen trees including cedar, silver birch and eucalyptus.
HUNDREDS of British Legion veterans, shopkeepers and residents lined the rain-soaked streets of Wootton Basset in Wiltshire yesterday as the hearse bearing the coffin of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards' Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Rupert Thorneloe, above, drove through the town.
And his first pleasant surprise is awaiting him: an erudite text by Robert Sebesta with detailed information about the composer, the history of the basset horn, the work itself and the criteria used by the performers to arrange the 32 parts of Druzecky's Divertissement into six partitas.
However, I write this letter wondering if anyone has ever noticed the lack of humour in one of the comic strips, Fred Basset.