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Webster 1913 Edition


Cass

Cass

(kăs)
,
Verb.
T.
[F.
casser
, LL.
cassare
, fr. L.
cassus
empty, hollow, and perhaps influenced by L.
quassare
to shake, shatter, v. intens. of
quatere
to shake. Cf.
Cashier
,
Verb.
T.
,
Quash
,
Cask
.]
To render useless or void; to quash; to annul; to reject; to send away.
[Obs.]
Sir W. Raleigh.

Webster 1828 Edition


Cass

CASS

,
Verb.
T.
To quash; to defeat; to annul.

Definition 2022


Cass

Cass

See also: cass, CASS, and Cass.

English

Proper noun

Cass

  1. A medieval diminutive of the female given name Cassandra, later also used for Cassidy, and Catherine with its variant forms.
    • 1999 Ann Rule, And Never let Her Go, Warner Books (2000), ISBN 0751530972, page 30:
      Most of the time, Anne Marie and Kathleen got along as well as any sisters six years apart would: Kathleen called Anne Annie, and Anne Marie called Kathleen Cass or Kate.
  2. A matronymic surname.
  3. A male given name transferred from the surname; also a diminutive of Cassius.

Related terms

Anagrams

cass

cass

See also: Cass, CASS, and Cass.

English

Verb

cass (third-person singular simple present casses, present participle cassing, simple past and past participle cassed)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To render useless or void; to annul; to reject; to send away.
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Manx

Etymology

From Old Irish cos.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kaːs/

Noun

cass f (genitive singular coshey, plural cassyn)

  1. foot, leg
    Ta cass echey 'syn oaie. ― He has one foot in the grave.

Derived terms

Mutation

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cass chass gass
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.