Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
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    Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Fr. Low; inferior; subordinate.
    —Bas chevaliers. In old English law. Low, or inferior knights, by tenure of a base military fee, as distinguished from barons and bannerets, who were the chief or superior knights. Cowell.
    —Bas ville. In French law. The suburbs of a town.