Definition of cask :
1. A barrel- shaped vessel made of staves headings, and hoops, usually fitted together so as to hold liquids. It may be larger or smaller than a barrel.
2. A casket; a small box for jewels.
3. Same as Casque.
4. The quantity contained in a cask.
5. To put into a cask.
cask (part of speech: noun)
container (part of speech: noun)
suitcase, crate, bladder, purse, locker, pocket, flask, bottle, bucket, tray, jar, shelf, cup, bowl, stomach, vault, box, trunk, wallet, repository, cupboard, receptacle, bin, tank, can, cabinet, closet, storage, holder, belly, jug, reservoir, sack, pouch, pot, decanter, drum, drawer, bag, container, barrel, case, ladle, vat, basket, chest
- I.- Recalled to Life A large cask of wine had been dropped and broken in the street. - "The World's Greatest Books, Vol III", Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds..
- Then Sublette went away, an' twenty of the Raven's young men found the little cask. - "Wolfville Nights", Alfred Lewis.
- They had brought back the tongs and chisel, together with another article that we had not missed, which happened to be the lid of the water- cask. - "A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16", Robert Kerr.