- cairngorm mountains,
- caisson disease,
Origin of caisson
Examples from the Web for caisson
The enemy had again outflanked us, and the men lifted me on a caisson.
The griping pains that accompany the "Caisson Disease" are excruciating.Inventions of the Great War|A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond
The chief danger of caisson work is the "bends," or "caisson disease."American Adventures|Julian Street
The excited Frenchman at the caisson had changed his mind evidently.The Boy Scouts Afoot in France|Herbert Carter
An examination of the caisson showed that the men had struck a vein of sulphuretted hydrogen gas.Boys' Second Book of Inventions|Ray Stannard Baker
- a box containing explosives, formerly used as a mine
- an ammunition chest
- a two-wheeled vehicle containing an ammunition chest
Word Origin for caisson
1704, from French caisson "ammunition wagon, box, crate," from Middle French caisson "large box" (16c.), from Italian cassone, augmentative form of cassa "a chest," from Latin capsa "a box" (see case (n.2)).