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He uses traditional ex-bourbon casks to age the flagship Puni Gold and ex-Pedro Ximénez sherry barrels to make Sole.
Little did Tressan dream to what a cask of gunpowder he was applying the match of his smug pertness.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Near the stream we found some felled trees and the staves of a cask.
At this point he lost his balance, and went rolling to leeward like an empty cask.
I could see that a powerful effort was needed to keep him off the vexed question of the cask of beer, but he made it.
A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES
No rattle responded; but the despairing fact became apparent: the cask was empty!
As Clifford stood frozen with horror, the slimy monster rose from out the cask, still sounding its angry alarm.
From the use of a similar instrument to tap casks, comes "to broach" or "tap" a cask.
"I suggest that the gentlemen place their ammunition and loading tools upon the head of the cask at my right," said the judge.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
Then came the pitch-pine staves of a rice-cask; then a bedstead, a broken chair, a wooden flowerpot!
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.

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