Definition of Needle cast

1. Noun. A disease of conifers causing the needles to fall.

Exact synonyms: Leaf Cast, Needle Blight
Generic synonyms: Leaf Blight

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Needle Cast

needle-clawed bushbabies
needle-clawed bushbaby
needle-exchange programs
needle bath
needle bearing
needle biopsy
needle blight
needle bush
needle cast (current term)
needle culture
needle forceps
needle furze
needle gun
needle in a haystack
needle lace
needle palm
needle point tracing
needle rush
needle sharing
needle spike rush
needle time

Literary usage of Needle cast

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1. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1907)
"Needle-cast attacks Scots pine wherever it is grown; also black and maritime pines are attacked. As a rule, the fungus attacks only 1 ..."

2. The Hand-book of Needlework by Lambert (F.), Miss A Lambert (1842)
"There will now be thirty-six stitches on the needle. Cast off twenty stitches, and knit the remaining sixteen stitches, for eighteen turns. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"1, Bearded needle cast in the lead. A, Lead; B, Shank; C, Eye; D, Beard. 4, The beards pressed or closed to allow the old loops to be passed 5, ..."

4. Materials for the Physical Anthropology of the Eastern European Jews by Maurice Fishberg (1907)
"... sister in law elder brother of any two more powerful, also Pope (Cast.) son grandson (Cast.) brother-in-law (Cast.) end, earthquake needle — Cast. ..."

5. What I Know: Or, Hints on the Daily Duties of a Housekeeper. Comprising by Elizabeth Nicholson (1856)
"front, the rest on either side ; put in another needle, cast on 46 stitches on the instep, and shape the front piece to your shoe, narrowing off at the side ..."

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