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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Cas"ket
  1. A small chest or box, esp. of rich material or ornamental character, as for jewels, etc."The little casket bring me hither." [Shak.]
  2. A kind of burial case.(U. S)
  3. Anything containing or intended to contain something highly esteemed
    1. The body.
    2. The tomb.
    3. A book of selections.
      "They found him dead . . . an empty casket." [Shak.]

Etymology: Cf. F. casquet, dim. of casque belmet, fr. Sp. casco

noun Cas"ket
A gasket. See Gasket.
verb Cas"ket
To put into, or preserve in, a casket.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Small and often ornate box for holding jewels or other valuables
  2. Box in which a corpse is buried or cremated
  3. Enclose in a casket

From Norman cassette.

  1. A little box, e.g. for jewellery.
  2. An urn.
  3. A coffin.
  4. (nautical) A gasket.

Fun Facts about the name Casket

  • When was the first name Casket first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Casket is Thursday, October 22nd, 1953.
  • How unique is the name Casket? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Casket. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Casket: Your name in reverse order is Teksac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Satkec. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Casket born Aug 17, 1981

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Burma approximately on 1475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.