Casserole

Cas"se*role

(#) n. [F. a saucepan, dim. from casse a basin.] 1. (Chem.) A small round dish with a handle, usually of porcelain.
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2. (Cookery) A mold (in the shape of a hollow vessel or incasement) of boiled rice, mashed potato or paste, baked, and afterwards filled with vegetables or meat.
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Casse`-tte"

(?), n. [F., fr. casser to breal (see 2d Quash) + tte head.] A small war club, esp. of savages; -- so called because of its supposed use in crushing the skull.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

Cas`sette"

Cas`sette"

(?), n. [F., prop., a casket, dim. of casse a case. See 1st Case.] 1. Same as Seggar.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. a small case to hold a removable part of some mechanism, designed for convenience in inserting and removing the working part. Most commonly referring to a tape cassette, made mostly of plastic, which holds a reel of magnetic tape for tape players or tape recorders or video cassette recorders. The term may refer, as for tape cassettes, to the integrated case plus tape, or sometimes only to the case itself separate from the contents.
[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

 

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