[awf-kast, -kahst, of-]
- discarded or rejected; castoff: his offcast suits.
- a castoff person or thing.
Origin of offcast
First recorded in 1565–75; adj., noun use of verb phrase cast off
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Historical Examples of offcast
Thou wast an offcast bride, And wouldst be an affianced one—thou art so!The Hunchback
James Sheridan Knowles
When two veins intersect each other, the direction of the offcast is a subject of interest, both to the miner and the geologist.