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synonyms for casks

  • keg
  • barrel
  • butt
  • firkin
  • hogshead
  • pipe
  • tun
  • vat
  • barrelet
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How to use casks in a sentence

In one of the casks of the latter more than two-thirds of its contents was deficient.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Of young negresses, headed up in casks and thrown overboard, when the ships are chased.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
For distant carriage, strong wooden boxes, casks, or baskets.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Those medium-sized ones, made of wood and hooped like casks, cost from 80 pounds to 100 pounds apiece without appendages.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
His guards led forward; under their tread a floating bridge rang hollow, and the water gurgled up around the casks.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The officers in charge broached many casks of spirits, and as the liquid ran down the streets, a Greek was seen to set fire to it.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
The yacht buoyed by the numerous casks and lifted by the tackle, had, indeed, hung on bottom only for a moment.
THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
The buoyant casks persisted in bobbing up to the surface, escaping now and then from their hands.
THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
From the use of a similar instrument to tap casks, comes "to broach" or "tap" a cask.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Ready and Mr Seagrave worked till breakfast-time, and had by that time saved a great many casks and packages.
MASTERMAN READYCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
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