First Known Use of cast-off
Definition of cast off
- cast off a hunting dog
- cast off a boat
Examples of cast off in a Sentence
once she became rich and didn't need them anymore, she cast off all her old friends like so much junk
Recent Examples of cast off from the Web
In recent decades the scientific consensus has been that the moon formed billions of years ago from debris cast off when a Mars-sized object dealt Earth a glancing blow.
But only, Bernard notes, because Larsen was casting off overheated 19th-century literary tropes to break free of them.
In Europe, this means denying or downplaying collaboration with the Third Reich (or in Germany itself, casting off a sense of national responsibility for it).
But what really frustrates Michael, is when fraternity deaths like Bailey’s are cast off as rare circumstances.
Yet since the country cast off state socialism in the 1980s, crony capitalists have come to control the Communist Party.
Trump is expected to cast off multinational agreements as unfair to the United States and present a case that national security and economic security are intrinsically linked, the AP reports.
Baylor cast off Briles after its board of regents released the findings of fact from law firm Pepper Hamilton’s investigation into the school.
Each has been cast off by a troubled family and left to be raised by nuns.
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First Known Use of cast off
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Definition of cast-off for Students
- She wore cast-off clothes.
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