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casket

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkɑːskɪt/
FOR SMALL OBJECTS UK a small, decorated box that is used for keeping valuable objectsGeneral and miscellaneous containers
FOR DEAD BODY US ( UK/US coffin) a box in which a dead body is buriedGeneral and miscellaneous containersBurying, cremating and preserving bodies
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