Cask meaning

kăsk
A sturdy cylindrical container for storing liquids; a barrel.
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The quantity that such a container can hold.
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A barrel of any size made of staves, esp. one for liquids.
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The contents of a full cask.
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A large barrel for the storage of liquid, especially of alcoholic drinks.
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To put into a cask.
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Origin of cask

  • Middle English caske possibly from Old Spanish casco potsherd, helmet from cascar to break cascara
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle French casque.
    From Wiktionary