Bask, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Basked (); p. pr. & vb. n. Basking.] [ OScand. baask to bathe one's self, or perh. bakask to bake one's self, sk being reflexive. See Bath, n., Bake, v. t.]

To lie in warmth; to be exposed to genial heat.

Basks in the glare, and stems the tepid wave. Goldsmith.

 

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Bask, v. t.

To warm by continued exposure to heat; to warm with genial heat.

Basks at the fire his hairy strength. Milton.

 

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