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English definition of “casket”

casket

noun [C]     /ˈkɑː.skɪt/ US  /ˈkæs.kɪt/
a small decorative box , especially one used to keep jewellery inGeneral and miscellaneous containers US for coffinBurying, cremating and preserving bodies
(Definition of casket noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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