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 for cask
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cask \Cask\ (k[.a]sk), n. [Sp. casco potsherd, skull, helmet,
     prob. fr. cascar to break, fr. L. Quassure to break. Cf.
     Casque, Cass.]
     1. Same as Casque. [Obs.]
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     2. 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.
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     3. The quantity contained in a cask.
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     4. A casket; a small box for jewels. [Obs.] --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cask \Cask\, v. t.
     To put into a cask.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cask
      n 1: the quantity a cask will hold [syn: cask, caskful]
      2: a cylindrical container that holds liquids [syn: barrel,
         cask]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  45 Moby Thesaurus words for "cask":
     bag, barrel, basket, bole, bottle, box, box up, breaker, butt, can,
     capsule, carton, case, column, crate, cylinder, cylindroid, drum,
     encase, encyst, firkin, hamper, hogshead, jar, keg, kilderkin,
     pack, package, parcel, pillar, pipe, pot, puncheon, roll, roller,
     rouleau, rundlet, sack, tank, tin, trunk, tube, tun, vat,
     water butt
  
  

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