off·​cast ˈȯf-ˌkast How to pronounce offcast (audio)
: cast off : discarded
offcast noun

Examples of offcast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So are the offcast fire jackets and helmets worn to protect the crew from falling flaming debris from the shells exploding overhead. Jennie Key,, 3 July 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of offcast was in the 15th century

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“Offcast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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