Meaning of CASK in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈkask ]


Etymology: Middle English caske, perhaps from Middle French casque helmet, from Spanish casco potsherd, skull, helmet

Date: 15th century

1. : a barrel-shaped vessel of staves, headings, and hoops usually for liquids

2. : a cask and its contents ; also : the quantity contained in a cask

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