offcast

adjective
off·​cast | \ ˈȯf-ˌkast How to pronounce offcast (audio) \

Definition of offcast

: cast off : discarded

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Other Words from offcast

offcast noun

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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, Cincinnati.com, "Behind the scenes at fireworks show is a hot place to be," 3 July 2017

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First Known Use of offcast

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Offcast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/offcast. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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