Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of casing.
  • n. Dried cattle dung used as fuel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. Dried dung of cattle used as fuel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Dried cow-dung, used for fuel. Also called cow-blakes.

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Examples

  • Remove the casings from the sausage — I used kitchen shears to slice one side of the casing open and peel it off.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • They are not in casings, as are typical sausages, and their ingredient list mirrors that of meatballs.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Where the casings are the allegories, parables, and other methods employed by the Lawgiver (in the Bible and in other forms of religious guidance), the implication is that that many of the ideas of the Bible and of religion more generally (as, for example, anthropomorphic descriptions of God as sitting, standing, talking, willing, etc.) are not actually true.

    The Influence of Islamic Thought on Maimonides

  • Mayor Richard M. Daley The middle of the officer's block was riddled with shell casings, which is about a half-block from Tanner Elementary School on 73 rd Street and Evans Avenue.

    Chicago Defender

  • Obviously, the investigators are there, looking for any kind of casings, any sort of physical evidence that may show commonalities between this shooting and the others.

    CNN Transcript Oct 20, 2002

  • Martin, who run the course, are lovely - keeping us delightfully fed and watered the whole time we were mincing meat then squishing it into "casings".

    How can I recycle this?

  • I've attached a photo of several egg "casings" I found in my bedroom.

    What's That Bug?

  • The subject matter ranges from casings to buns to condiments.

    Mark Steinberg: Food: We Can't Live With It, but We Can Live Without It

  • Many of the facilities provided materials used in the batteries and casings for foreign IT firms.

    Apple secretive about 'polluting and poisoning' supply chain, says report

  • Doug, some other prisoners and their guard dived for cover under the train as bullets and hot bullet casings fell around them.

    Doug Nix

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