cask


cask
casklike, adj.
/kask, kahsk/, n.
1. a container made and shaped like a barrel, esp. one larger and stronger, for holding liquids.
2. the quantity such a container holds: wine at 32 guineas a cask.
v.t.
3. to place or store in a cask.
[1425-75; late ME; back formation from CASKET, the -et being taken as the dim. suffix]

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Universalium. 2010.

Synonyms:
, (as a hogs-head, butt, pipe, tun, barrel, keg, etc.) /