Definition of Cast aside

1. Verb. Throw or cast away. "Put away your worries"

Definition of Cast aside

1. Verb. (transitive idiomatic) to discard ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cast Aside

cast-iron plant
cast a chill
cast a pall
cast a shadow
cast about
cast accounts
cast adrift
cast anchor
cast around
cast aside (current term)
cast aspersions
cast away
cast brace
cast down
cast fossil
cast fossils
cast iron
cast net
cast nets
cast of characters
cast off
cast on
cast one's vote
cast out

Literary usage of Cast aside

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor by Richard Doddridge Blackmore (1893)
"... AND cast aside. His lordship was busy with some letters, and did not look up for a minute or two, although he knew that I was there. ..."

2. The History of Sicily from the Earliest Times by Edward Augustus Freeman (1892)
"... to call up Leontinoi again from its ruins, was a call which it would need no small measure of experience and of hardihood to venture to cast aside. ..."

3. Plays of the Present by John Bouvé Clapp, Edwin Francis Edgett (1902)
""Partners for Life" attained some popularity at the outset of its career, but it was soon cast aside and used only for occasional revivals on the British ..."

4. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1861)
"And when those fables strange our hirelings teach, I saw by genuine learning cast aside, Even like Linnaeus kneeling on the sod, For faith from falsehood ..."

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