What does casket mean?

Definitions for casket
ˈkæs kɪt, ˈkɑ skɪtcas·ket

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word casket.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coffin, casketnoun

    box in which a corpse is buried or cremated

  2. casket, jewel casketverb

    small and often ornate box for holding jewels or other valuables

  3. casketverb

    enclose in a casket

Wiktionary

  1. casketnoun

    A little box, e.g. for jewellery.

    Etymology: From cassette.

  2. casketnoun

    An urn.

    Etymology: From cassette.

  3. casketnoun

    The type of coffin with upholstery and a half-open lid.

    Etymology: From cassette.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Casketnoun

    a small chest or box, esp. of rich material or ornamental character, as for jewels, etc

    Etymology: [Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco.]

  2. Casketnoun

    a kind of burial case

    Etymology: [Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco.]

  3. Casketnoun

    anything containing or intended to contain something highly esteemed

    Etymology: [Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco.]

  4. Casketnoun

    the body

    Etymology: [Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco.]

  5. Casketnoun

    the tomb

    Etymology: [Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco.]

  6. Casketnoun

    a book of selections

    Etymology: [Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco.]

  7. Casketnoun

    a gasket. See Gasket

    Etymology: [Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco.]

  8. Casketverb

    to put into, or preserve in, a casket

    Etymology: [Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco.]

Freebase

  1. Casket

    A casket, or jewelry box is a term for a container that is usually larger than a box, and smaller than a chest, and in the past were typically decorated.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Casket

    kask′et, n. a little cask or case: a small case for holding jewels, &c.: (U.S.) a coffin. [Ety. uncertain; hardly a dim. of Cask.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of casket in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of casket in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of casket in a Sentence

  1. Abu Ahmed:

    Daesh fighters are becoming more hostile and suspicious. They prevent us from leaving houses. Everyone who goes out against orders is caught and investigated, we feel we’re living inside a sealed casket.

  2. Brian Ellison:

    The flag means everything to me, when you say your oath and you join the military you stand in front of that flag when you raise your right hand. When we lose a service member or a veteran dies we put it on the casket.

  3. President Bill Clinton:

    I was so glad when I got here -- and I hope you will forgive me -- when the casket was still open because I said,' I wonder what my friend's got on today,' i want to see what the girl is carrying out.

  4. Tammy Norvell:

    It’s so emotional, thinking if it weren’t for him I could be picking out a casket today, living every parent’s nightmare and I’m not.

  5. Ted Kaye:

    From its start in 1777, the U.S. flag's design is effective when streaming in the wind, hanging limp from an indoor pole or covering a casket. only simple designs make effective flags.

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