cast back

verb

Definition of cast back

transitive verb

obsolete
: to drag back : impede

intransitive verb

: to go back, search back, or refer back (as in history or in the memory) he casts back to the fiction of his own region for a helpful analogy— Katharine F. Gerould

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“Cast back.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cast%20back. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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