Definitions for "Baste"
Keywords:  spoon, moisten, brush, roast, juice
To sprinkle flour and salt and drip butter or fat on, as on meat in roasting.
To brush a seasoned liquid over a food surface to add moisture and flavor.
To moisten with gravy or melted fat/butter to prevent the object of cooking from drying , usually during dry methods of cooking as in roasting, grilling or barbecuing.
Keywords:  sew, stitch, temporarily, loose, seam
To sew loosely, or with long stitches; -- usually, that the work may be held in position until sewed more firmly.
To sew with long stitches to hold one or more pieces of fabric together, temporarily.
Long machine stitch or a long fast hand stitch. This is not strong enough for final sewing. Use for holding fabric together or testing major seams for fit.
Keywords:  cudgel, stick, beat
To beat with a stick; to cudgel.
strike violently and repeatedly; "She clobbered the man who tried to attack her"
Keywords:  sheep, tar, mark
To mark with tar, as sheep.