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cas·ket

 (kăs′kĭt)
n.
1. A coffin.
2. A small case or chest, as for jewels and other valuables.
tr.v. cas·ket·ed, cas·ket·ing, cas·kets
To enclose in a case, chest, or coffin.

[Middle English, possibly alteration of Old French cassette; see cassette.]
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casket

(ˈkɑːskɪt)
n
1. a small box or chest for valuables, esp jewels
2. chiefly US another name for coffin1
[C15: probably from Old French cassette little box; see case2]
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cas•ket

(ˈkæs kɪt, ˈkɑ skɪt)

n.
1. a coffin.
2. a small chest or box, as for jewels.
v.t.
3. to put or enclose in a casket.
[1425–75; late Middle English; of uncertain orig.]
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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.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.casket - box in which a corpse is buried or crematedcasket - box in which a corpse is buried or cremated
bier - a coffin along with its stand; "we followed the bier to the graveyard"
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
sarcophagus - a stone coffin (usually bearing sculpture or inscriptions)
2.casket - small and often ornate box for holding jewels or other valuablescasket - small and often ornate box for holding jewels or other valuables
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
Verb1.casket - enclose in a casket
inclose, shut in, close in, enclose - surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence"
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casket

noun
1. box, case, chest, coffer, ark (dialect), jewel box, coffret, kist (Scot. & Northern English dialect) a jewellery casket made from French walnut
2. coffin, sarcophagus The casket was slowly lowered into the open grave.
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Translations
عُلْبَةٌ لِحِفْظِ المُجَوْهَراتنَعْش، تابوت
rakevskříňka na šperky
kisteskrin
ékszerládikaérckoporsó
askja, skrínlíkkista
dėžutėkarstas
šķirstiņšzārks
mücevher kutusutabut

casket

[ˈkɑːskɪt] N (for jewels) → estuche m, cofre m (esp US) (= coffin) → ataúd m
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casket

[ˈkɑːskɪt] n
(= small box) → coffret m
(US) (= coffin) → cercueil m
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casket

nSchatulle f; (for cremated ashes) → Urne f; (US: = coffin) → Sarg m, → Totenschrein m (geh)
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casket

[ˈkɑːskɪt] n (for jewels) → scrigno, cofanetto (Am) (coffin) → bara
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casket

(ˈkaːskit) noun
1. a small case for holding jewels etc.
2. (especially American) a coffin.
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casket

n. ataúd, caja.
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