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Definition of "cask" []

  • A sturdy cylindrical container for storing liquids; a barrel. (noun)
  • The quantity that such a container can hold. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cask" in a sentence
  • "The wines were exported in cask and bottled and cellared there."
  • "In fact, cask is under-represented in the north, largely because "northern" brands such as John Smith's and Boddingtons are in decline."
  • ""Oodles and oodles of it, gold and gold and better than gold, in cask and chest, in cask and chest, a fathom under the sand," the"