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  1. cast-off(a), discarded, throwaway(a), thrown-away(a)(verb)

    thrown away

    "wearing someone's cast-off clothes"; "throwaway children living on the streets"; "salvaged some thrown-away furniture"

  2. shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop(verb)

    get rid of

    "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"

  3. cast off(verb)

    make the last row of stitches when knitting

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  1. cast off(Verb)

    To discard or reject something.

  2. cast off(Verb)

    To let go (a cable or rope securing a vessel to a buoy, wharf etc) so that the vessel may make way.

  3. cast off(Verb)

    To finish the last row of knitted stitches and remove them securely from the needle.

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