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cashmere the very fine soft wool growing at the roots of the hair of Kashmir goats. [2 definitions]
cash register a business machine, equipped with one or more drawers for storing bills and coins, that records, displays, and keeps a running total of sales and tax receipts, used esp. in retail stores.
casing a covering or wrapping. [4 definitions]
casino a room or building for public assembly or entertainment, esp. gambling games. [3 definitions]
cask a large, strong barrel used esp. for storing wine, sherry, and similar alcoholic beverages. [3 definitions]
casket a box in which a dead person is buried; coffin. [3 definitions]
Caspar Milquetoast a timid, easily dominated character in the early twentieth-century comic strip The Timid Soul by H. T. Webster. [2 definitions]
Caspian Sea a large inland sea surrounded by Iran, Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan.
casque armor for the head, esp. a conical, medieval helmet with a nose guard. [2 definitions]
cassaba variant of casaba.
Cassandra in The Iliad, an ancient Greek epic poem, a woman who saw the future accurately, but who was fated never to be believed. [2 definitions]
cassava any of several tropical American plants with a tuberous root that yields a nutritive starch. [2 definitions]
casserole a dish, often deep and covered, in which food can be baked and served. [3 definitions]
cassette a compact case for film, or audio or video tape, used to facilitate leading a camera or recorder.
cassia a tropical Asian tree or its bark which yields a variety of cinnamon. [2 definitions]
cassimere a twilled or plain wool worsted, used for men's suits.
cassino a game of cards in which cards that are face up on the table can be claimed by players with matching cards in their hands.
Cassiopeia a circumpolar constellation in the northern sky, located between Perseus and Cepheus. [2 definitions]
cassiterite a mineral ore, tin dioxide, that is the principal source of tin.
Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. birth name of Muhammad Ali, U.S. boxer and international political activist who won the world heavyweight championship three times.
cassock an ankle-length gown worn by clergymen and other participants in Christian church services.