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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Basis  \Ba"sis\,  n.;  pl  {Bases}.  [L.  basis,  Gr  ?.  See  {Base}, 
  n.] 
  1.  The  foundation  of  anything  that  on  which  a  thing  rests. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  The  pedestal  of  a  column,  pillar,  or  statue.  [Obs.] 
 
  If  no  basis  bear  my  rising  name  --Pope. 




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