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cask

cask

pronunciation:
kaesk
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large, strong barrel used esp. for storing wine, sherry, and similar alcoholic beverages.
The casks are stored in the wine cellar.
synonyms:
barrel, butt, hogshead, keg, pipe, puncheon
similar words:
firkin, tub, tun, vat, vessel
definition 2: the contents of such a barrel.
The merrymakers consumed several casks of wine during the festival.
synonyms:
barrel
similar words:
butt, container, firkin, hogshead, keg, pipe, puncheon, tub, tun
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: casked, casking, casks
definition: to put or store in a cask.
The vintner will cask this sherry for fifty years before any is sold.
synonyms:
barrel, store
similar words:
age, tub, vat