casse

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See also: cassé and câsse

English

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Etymology

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From French casse (literally breakage), from casser (to break).[1]

Noun

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casse (uncountable)

  1. A fault in wine, caused by an enzyme, making it turn from red to brown, or white to yellow, on exposure to air.

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References

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  1. ^ casse”, in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster, 1996–present.

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French

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Etymology 1

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From casser.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /kas/ ~ /kɑs/ (/ɑ/ in dialects with this phoneme)
  • Audio (Paris):(file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑs

Verb

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casse

  1. inflection of casser:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative
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Noun

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casse m (plural casses)

  1. (slang) burglary, break-in
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Noun

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casse f (plural casses)

  1. breakage (act of breaking)
  2. breaker's yard, wreck yard

Etymology 2

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Borrowed from Italian cassa, from Latin capsa. Doublet of châsse and caisse.

Noun

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casse f (plural casses)

  1. (typography, informatics) case
    sensible à la cassecase-sensitive

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Italian

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Etymology 1

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective

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casse

  1. feminine plural of casso

Participle

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casse f pl

  1. feminine plural of casso

Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun

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casse f pl

  1. plural of cassa

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Latin

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Adjective

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casse

  1. vocative masculine singular of cassus

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Occitan

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Etymology

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From Old Occitan [Term?], from Vulgar Latin *cassanus (attested in Medieval Latin as casnus), probably from Gaulish cassanos. Compare French chêne (Old French chesne, chasne), Franco-Provençal châno. See also Aragonese caixico, Spanish quejigo.

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Noun

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casse m (plural casses)

  1. oak

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Dialectal variants

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Synonyms

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Old French

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Northern variant of central Old French chasse, from Latin capsa.

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Noun

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casse oblique singularf (oblique plural casses, nominative singular casse, nominative plural casses)

  1. (Old Northern French) case (box; container, etc.)

Descendants

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  • Norman: câsse
  • Middle English: cas

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Portuguese

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Verb

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casse

  1. inflection of cassar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative