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outcaste

[ out-kast, -kahst ]

noun

  1. (in India) a person who has left or been expelled from their caste.
  2. a person of no caste.


outcaste

/ ˈaʊtˌkɑːst /

noun

  1. a person who has been expelled from a caste
  2. a person having no caste


verb

  1. tr to cause (someone) to lose his caste
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Word History and Origins

Origin of outcaste1

First recorded in 1875–80; out- + caste
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Example Sentences

But the Chinese visitors were in company with the foreigners, and all foreigners were outcaste in this eastern plain.

A sept of Korku; a man of this sept has the privilege of directing the ceremony for the readmission of an outcaste.

And the younger white outcaste shall point to the queen's footprints.

And the elder white outcaste shall point to the footprints of the princess.

And the pollution must be removed at the end of the prescribed period, or she remains an outcaste—a very serious thing for her.

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