Definition of as–told–to

always used before a noun

  1. :  created by a process in which a person's spoken remarks are recorded (as during a series of interviews) and then edited and revised for publication by a professional writer In Mr. Castaño's book …, an as-told-to memoir written with a Colombian journalist, Archbishop Duarte is called a friend. — Juan Forero, New York Times, 18 Mar. 2002 “I do remember saying that,” reflected Orser, who had been recording his thoughts during the Calgary Games for an as-told-to book he was writing with Steve Milton. — Cam Cole, CanWest News Service, 3 Feb. 2010

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to cast off or become cast off

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