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,
The little casket bring me hither.
2. A kind of burial case. [U.
3. Anything containing or intended to
contain something highly esteemed; as: (a)
The body. (Shak.) (b) The
tomb. (Milton). (c) A book of
They found him dead . . . an empty
Cas"ket, n. (Naut.) A
gasket. See Gasket.
Cas"ket, v. t. To put into, or
preserve in, a casket. [Poetic] "I have casketed my