cask

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  • Info Peripheral plasma membrane protein CASK is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CASK gene. more...
  • At last he cast his eyes upon the three casks raised above the others. Cited from The Pacha of Many Tales, by Frederick Marryat
  • Above all, see that the water-casks in every boat are kept full. Cited from The Ethics of Drink and Other Social Questions, by James Runciman
  • Had very heavy rain during which we nearly filled all our empty water casks. Cited from A Voyage to the South Sea, by William Bligh
  • The cask was large enough to hold three or four women besides a child or two. Cited from Six Months at the Cape, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • As there was still time I made my way below to bring up the casks. Cited from The Three Lieutenants, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Keep rolling the cask about five or six times a day for two days. Cited from The Cyder-Maker's Instructor, by Thomas Chapman
  • Still no casks of water -- the great want of all -- had been discovered. Cited from Sunshine Bill, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • They take the cask to their room on the second floor for safe keeping.
  • When he went in, a cask with iron bands about it asked him for water.
  • The next day I sent the boat again for water and before night all my casks were full. Cited from A Continuation of a Voyage to New Holland, by William Dampier
  • Three of the casks of wine were taken down, and carried into the house. Cited from Saint Bartholomew's Eve, by G. A. Henty
  • I followed it up in the field, and in a short time came on the cask itself. Cited from The Iron Horse, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • There were still two casks of bread left, each containing about four hundred-weight. Cited from Peter Trawl, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • We must fly as best we may, our nearest cask is only twelve hours away. Cited from A Rip Van Winkle Of The Kalahari, by Frederick Cornell
  • When full this secret hiding-place would contain about thirty casks in all. Cited from King's Cutters and Smugglers 1700-1855, by E. Keble Chatterton
  • As I did so my hand came in contact with what appeared to be a large cask. Cited from Dick Cheveley, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • After the master had been below a couple of hours, he asked whether the casks were out of sight. Cited from King's Cutters and Smugglers 1700-1855, by E. Keble Chatterton
  • I have another somewhat less, about the size of a wine cask. Cited from History of English Humour, Vol. 1 (of 2),by Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange
  • Then the old woman hid her behind a great cask, where she could not be seen. Cited from Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm, Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm
  • "No fear now; if all the casks are like that, we shall do." Cited from Sunshine Bill, by W. H. G. Kingston
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Synonyms of cask

Meaning of cask

  • noun The quantity a cask will hold