Definition of casket. Meaning of casket. Synonyms of casket

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Definition of casket

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Casket Cas"ket, n. (Naut.) A gasket. See Gasket.
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Casket Cas"ket, v. t. To put into, or preserve in, a casket. [Poetic] ``I have casketed my treasure.' --Shak.
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Casket Cas"ket, n. [Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco.] 1. A small chest or box, esp. of rich material or ornamental character, as for jewels, etc. The little casket bring me hither. --Shak. 2. A kind of burial case. [U. S.] 3. Anything containing or intended to contain something highly esteemed; as: (a) The body. (--Shak.) (b) The tomb. (--Milton). (c) A book of selections. [poetic] They found him dead . . . an empty casket. --Shak.
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Gasket Gas"ket, n. [Cf. F. garcette, It. gaschetta, Sp. cajeta caburn, garceta reef point.] 1. (Naut.) A line or band used to lash a furled sail securely. Sea gaskets are common lines; harbor gaskets are plaited and decorated lines or bands. Called also casket. 2. (Mech.) (a) The plaited hemp used for packing a piston, as of the steam engine and its pumps. (b) Any ring or washer of packing.

Meaning of casket from wikipedia

- A casket or jewelry box is a container that is usually smaller than a chest, and in the past were typically decorated. In recent times they are mostly...
- couffin, means cradle. A distinction is often made between coffin and casket: the latter is generally understood to denote a four-sided or eight-sided...
- The Casketeers is a New Zealand reality television series that was first broadcast 13 Jan 2018 on TVNZ 1. The series follows a New Zealand couple, Francis...
- The Franks Casket (or the Auzon Casket) is a small Anglo-Saxon whale's bone (not "whalebone" in the sense of baleen) chest from the early 8th century...
- Golden Casket is the public limited lottery corporation in Queensland trading on ASX, Australia. It sells lottery tickets and Instant Scratch-Its tickets...
- Batesville Casket Company manufactures caskets and cremation urns. The company is a subsidiary of Hillenbrand, Inc., and is headquartered in Batesville...
- A casket is a container that is usually larger than a box, smaller than a chest, and decorated. Casket may also refer to: Casket (funerary box), a funerary...
- Open casket may refer to: the public manner in which the deceased in laid out in a funeral Open Casket, a 2016 painting by Dana Schutz "Open Casket", an...
- Casket is a w****ly paper published in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada, by SaltWire Network. First published on June 24, 1852 by John Boyd, <A casket originally...
- Hill House and has died. Steven realizes that Nell is a ghost. 2 "Open Casket" Mike Flanagan Mike Flanagan October 12, 2018 (2018-10-12) In childhood...
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