Meaning of bastable in English:

bastable

(also bastible)

Pronunciation /ˈbastəbl/

noun

historical
  • 1Attributive Especially in Ireland: designating an earthenware or (in later use) cast-iron pot with three short legs and a lid, used for baking over a fire; especially in "bastable oven", "bastable pot".

  • 2Especially in Ireland: an earthenware or (in later use) cast-iron pot with three short legs and a lid, used for baking over a fire.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Laetitia Pilkington (c1709–1750). Variant of Barnstaple, with simplification of the consonant cluster to rst and assimilatory loss of r before s.