from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Cass, Lewis 1782-1866. American soldier, politician, and diplomat who held several governmental positions, including U.S. secretary of war (1831-1836) during the Black Hawk and Seminole wars.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A medieval diminutive of the female given name Cassandra.
  • proper n. A matronymic surname.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname; also a diminutive of Cassius.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To render useless or void; to quash; to annul; to reject; to send away.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To quash; defeat; annul.
  • To dismiss; cashier.
  • n. A caddis-worm.


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