Pronunciation: (bēk), [key] Scot. and North Eng.
1. to bask or warm in the sunshine or before a fireplace, stove, or bonfire.
2. (of wood) to season by exposure to heat.
Obs.the act of basking or warming by a fire.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.