cass

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See also: Cass, CASS, and Cass.

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English cassen, from Old French casser, from Late Latin cassō, from Latin cassus (empty, hollow), and perhaps influenced by quassō (to shake, shatter).

Verb[edit]

cass (third-person singular simple present casses, present participle cassing, simple past and past participle cassed)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To render useless or void; to annul; to reject; to send away.
    •1687 James II/VII of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland Declaration of Indulgence  : "(...)Do therefore, with Advice and Consent aforesaid, Cass, Annul and Discharge all Oaths whatsoever, by which any of Our Subjects are incapacitated or disabled from holding Places, or Offices in Our said Kingdom (...)"

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

cass

  1. (computing, dated) Abbreviation of cassette.
    • 1985, Stephen Doyle, GCSE Computer Studies for You (page 214)
      STOCK CONTROL / CASS / DATASOFT / 12.81
    • 1988, PC Mag (volume 7, number 7, page 62)
      Radio Shaft color computer w/printer & cass. drive, several programs, $250.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for cass in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Anagrams[edit]


Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cass f (genitive singular coshey, plural cassyn)

  1. foot, leg
    Ta cass echey 'syn oaie.He has one foot in the grave.

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cass chass gass
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.