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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A wooden barrel used to hold wine or other liquid.

Usage examples (39)
  • They had set a cask beneath the downspout to catch the rainwater.
  • The wines were exported in cask and bottled and cellared there.
  • When the cask is tapped everyone cheers and the beer starts flowing.
  • A cask is usually small enough that it will be finished the same night that it is tapped. for more
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