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cask (plural casks)
- A large barrel for the storage of liquid, especially of alcoholic drinks.
- (obsolete) A casket; a small box for jewels.
- 1591, William Shakespeare, “The Second Part of Henry the Sixt, […]”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act III, scene ii], line 409:
- A jewel, locked into the woefullest cask / That ever did contain a thing of worth.
- Obsolete form of .
a large barrel for the storage of liquid
- To put into a cask.