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casket

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noun cas·ket \ˈkas-kət\

Simple Definition of casket

  • : a small chest or box for jewelry or other valuable things

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of casket

  1. 1 :  a small chest or box (as for jewels)

  2. 2 :  a usually fancy coffin

casket transitive verb

Examples of casket in a sentence

  1. <bought a beautiful casket when her grandmother died>

  2. <a small casket of jewels>



Origin of casket

Middle English, perhaps modification of Middle French cassette


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with casket


CASKET Defined for Kids

casket

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noun cas·ket \ˈka-skət\

Definition of casket for Students

  1. 1 :  coffin

  2. 2 :  a small box for storage or safekeeping (as for jewels)





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