offcast


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offcast

(ˈɒfˌkɑːst)
n, adj
another word for cast-off

off•cast

(ˈɔfˌkæst, -ˌkɑst, ˈɒf-)

adj.
1. discarded or rejected; castoff.
n.
2. a castoff person or thing.
[1565–75]
References in classic literature ?
There are none to care for a girl who is fatherless and motherless, and whose nearest kin are the offcasts of all honest people.
(54) 'Of the jailer named Care, | Who holds me, surrendered, for always, | With the old [ones] offcast of Love (my translation).
FOR celeb style on a budget, go to www.fashionbloodhound.com where the likes of Pearl Lowe and Tamara Ecclestone are selling their offcasts.
Since then we've had to put up with a cornucopia of gift-wrapped offcasts and truly awful junk that frankly make you wish your little darlings had never received anything in the first place.
You have Jack McConnell calling for sectarianism to end in Scotland one day and the next you have Celtic offcasts, sorry Livingston FC, signing Richard Gough as manager.