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offcast

[ awf-kast, -kahst, of- ]
/ ˈɔfˌkæst, -ˌkɑst, ˈɒf- /
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adjective

discarded or rejected; castoff: his offcast suits.

noun

a castoff person or thing.

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Origin of offcast

First recorded in 1565–75; adj., noun use of verb phrase cast off
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  • Which will you be, an honorable wife, or a despised offcast?

    Ellen Walton|Alvin Addison
  • When two veins intersect each other, the direction of the offcast is a subject of interest, both to the miner and the geologist.

  • Thou wast an offcast bride, And wouldst be an affianced one—thou art so!

    The Hunchback|James Sheridan Knowles
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