Riddle #389

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Shut up in a wooden case

I am taken from a mine, and shut up in a wooden case from which I’m never released, and yet I am used by many. What am I?
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Trees on my back

Weight in my belly, Trees on my back, Nails in my ribs, Feet I do lack.
Ship.
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No man can own me, yet I encompass what all men must have

I look flat, but I am deep, Hidden realms I shelter. Lives I take, but food I offer. At times I am beautiful. I can be calm, angry and turbulent. I have no heart, but offer pleasure as well as death. No man can own me, yet I encompass what all men must have.
Ocean.
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Round on both ends

What is round on both ends and hi in the middle?
Ohio - The two 'o's are round with 'hi' in the middle.
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