bashanie, basné noun a cockerel 19. etymology: possibly a development from Romany bosho ‘a cockerel, any male bird’; collected by Simson (1865) and attested by two of his informants; form basné also collected by Rev John Baird from Kirk Yetholm Gypsies note:

Smart and Crofton (1875) collected the form Bóshno ‘a cock’ from English Gypsies.