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Casket, Casquet

 a small chest, as of jewels; a selection of literary or musical gems.
Examples: casket of jewels; of literary selections; of musical selections; of songs, 1850.
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Noun1.Casquet - a light open casque without a visor or beavercasquet - a light open casque without a visor or beaver
casque - (15-16th century) any armor for the head; usually ornate without a visor
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The ship approached the Channel Islands in a strong northwesterly gale and was forced onto the treacherous Casquet reefs where it sank off the tiny island of Brecqhou.
The wreck site was discovered in a location approximately 100 kilometers from where it has long believed to have been lost, countering the legend that it was lost on the Casquet rocks due to faulty navigation and a lighthouse that had gone dim.
Illiffe Esquire - Sir - We the inhabitants of the village of Allesley offer our hearty congratulations to yourself and your son, Mr Coker Iliffe, on your preservation from death in the disastrous wreck of the steamship Stella on the Casquet Rocks on Thursday afternoon, March 30, 1899.