- (n.) Same as Casque.
- (n.) 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.
- (n.) The quantity contained in a cask.
- (n.) A casket; a small box for jewels.
- (v. t.) To put into a cask.
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Definition of: SACK
- (n.) A name formerly given to various dry Spanish wines.
- (n.) A bag for holding and carrying goods of any kind; a receptacle made of some kind of pliable material, as cloth, leather, and the like; a large pouch.
- (n.) A measure of varying capacity, according to local usage and the substance. The American sack of salt is 215 pounds; the sack of wheat, two bushels.
- (n.) Originally, a loosely hanging garment for women, worn like a cloak about the shoulders, and serving as a decorative appendage to the gown; now, an outer garment with sleeves, worn by women; as, a dressing sack.
- (n.) A sack coat; a kind of coat worn by men, and extending from top to bottom without a cross seam.
- (n.) See 2d Sac, 2.
- (n.) Bed.
- (n.) The pillage or plunder, as of a town or city; the storm and plunder of a town; devastation; ravage.
- (v. t.) To put in a sack; to bag; as, to sack corn.
- (v. t.) To bear or carry in a sack upon the back or the shoulders.
- (v. t.) To plunder or pillage, as a town or city; to devastate; to ravage.