• to propose hypothetical cases
  • To place (an item or items of manufacture) into a box, as in preparation for shipment.
  • To cover or protect with, or as if with, a case; to enclose.
  • To survey (a building or other location) surreptitiously, as in preparation for a robbery.


  • The last remaining card of a particular rank.


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  • Middle English cas, from Old French cas, from Latin cāsus, perfect passive participle of cadō.
  • From Middle English cas, from Old Northern French casse, (compare Old French chasse ("box, chest, case")), from Latin capsa, from capiō. cash. Compare Spanish caja, Asturian caxa.

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