What's the difference between a casket and a coffin?
A coffin is the correct term for a funeral box that holds a dead body, a casket can be applied to any large box, including Jewelry boxes.
casket are metal and what they use now... coffins are made of wood and were used in the past
a casket is like a basket, small a coffin is big and for dead people
Ok,a casket is more of a rectangular shape and a coffin is more shaped to the form of the body.
The coffin goes into the casket before it goes into the ground if your friends and family are rich enuff to pay for both
Casket's are fancier and have two openings on the top for viewing. Coffin is cheaper (wood or basket) and has one opening for viewing, a lid.
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A coffin is wood and has 6 sides. A casket is usually metal and/or wood and has 4 sides.