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  • little box e.g. for Jewellery
  • urn
  • The type of coffin with upholstery and a half-open lid (American)
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

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.

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.

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 treasure." Shak.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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