- a small box or chest, as for valuables
- a coffin, esp. a costly one
Origin of casketME, probably from Norman French cassette, diminutive of casse, case; -k by analogy with cask
to put into a casket
- A coffin.
- A small case or chest, as for jewels and other valuables.
transitive verbcas·ket·ed, cas·ket·ing, cas·kets
To enclose in a case, chest, or coffin.
Origin of casketMiddle English possibly alteration of Old French cassette ; see cassette .
(third-person singular simple present caskets, present participle casketing, simple past and past participle casketed)
- (poetic) To put into, or preserve in, a casket.