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Casbah (sometimes l.c.) the old, crowded native quarter of any of several North African cities, esp. Algiers. [2 definitions]
cascade a steep waterfall or series of small waterfalls. [5 definitions]
cascara a North American buckthorn tree, from the bark of which a laxative, cascara sagrada, is derived.
case1 an instance or example of something. [9 definitions]
case2 a receptacle for holding or carrying; container. [5 definitions]
casefy to make or become like cheese.
caseharden to form a hard thin surface on (an alloy of iron) by bonding with carbon under heat. [2 definitions]
case history a record of pertinent facts and changes, usu. in a client or research subject undergoing medical, psychiatric, or similar treatment or study.
casein a protein derived from milk, used in making cheese and certain plastics. [2 definitions]
case knife a knife carried in a sheath or case. [2 definitions]
case law law based on precedents set in particular cases rather than on statute.
caseload the number of cases assigned, as to a social worker or parole officer, or handled, as by a court or welfare agency, at one time or during a specified period.
casemate an armored enclosure or compartment, as in a warship or fortress, with openings for guns or artillery.
casement a hinged window sash that opens like a door. [3 definitions]
caseous of or like cheese; cheesy.
casern a military barracks within a fortification.
casework social work with one individual or family, treated as a single case.
cash money in the form of bills or coins, or payment in such form. [3 definitions]
cashable combined form of cash.
cash-and-carry sold for cash only and without delivery or other services, as goods, or selling only in this way, as a store.
cashbook a record of cash payments and receipts.