Hask vs Cask - What's the difference?

hask | cask |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between hask and cask

is that hask is (obsolete) a basket made of rushes or flags, as for carrying fish while cask is (obsolete) a casket; a small box for jewels.

As nouns the difference between hask and cask

is that hask is (obsolete) a basket made of rushes or flags, as for carrying fish while cask is a large barrel for the storage of liquid, especially of alcoholic drinks.

As a verb cask is

to put into a cask.

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hask

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (obsolete) A basket made of rushes or flags, as for carrying fish.
  • (Spenser)
    (Webster 1913)

    cask

    English

    (wikipedia cask)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A large barrel for the storage of liquid, especially of alcoholic drinks.
  • (obsolete) A casket; a small box for jewels.
  • * 1593 , , III. ii. 409:
  • A jewel, locked into the woefullest cask / That ever did contain a thing of worth.

    Derived terms

    * cask beer

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To put into a cask.
  • Anagrams

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