cast up


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cast up

vb (tr, adverb)
1. (of the sea) to cast ashore
2. (Mathematics) to compute (figures or a total)
3. to bring up as a reproach against a person
Translations

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vt sep
to cast one’s eyes up (to the heavens)seine Augen (zum Himmel) emporrichten
(= wash up) flotsam, sailorsanspülen; they were cast up on a desert islandsie wurden auf einer einsamen Insel an Land gespült
(= refer to) sb’s misdemeanours etcaufbringen; to cast something up at somebodyjdm etw vorhalten
References in classic literature ?
Then they began to pass around the dusky, piquant, Arlesian sausages, and lobsters in their dazzling red cuirasses, prawns of large size and brilliant color, the echinus with its prickly outside and dainty morsel within, the clovis, esteemed by the epicures of the South as more than rivalling the exquisite flavor of the oyster, -- all the delicacies, in fact, that are cast up by the wash of waters on the sandy beach, and styled by the grateful fishermen "fruits of the sea.