Definition Of cast
(in country dancing) change one's position by moving a certain number of places in a certain direction along the outside of the line in which one is dancing.
Come back up to where you started and cast round one couple to progress.
a convoluted mass of earth or sand ejected onto the surface by a burrowing worm.
This is the yellow-faced blenny, often found in old tubeworm casts and even discarded shells.
a search made by a hound or pack of hounds over a wide area to find a trail.
It is always great impertinence in a huntsman to pretend to make a cast himself, before the hounds have made theirs.
a slight squint.
he had a cast in one eye
an act of throwing something forcefully.
he grabbed a spear for a third cast
Example Of cast
a bell was cast for the church
A plaster mold was made when the body parts were to be cast in bronze metal because molten bronze would destroy a rubber mold.
Across the globe, attempts to cast off the shackles of capitalist oppression met similar fates.
An actor can be cast against type and pull out an astounding performance.
An albino displayed in Paris in 1744 at an exhibition cast such a spell over the public that even Voltaire wrote an extensive description of the case.