Out"cast` (?), a. [Cf. Sw. utkasta to cast out.]

Cast out; degraded.

"Outcast, rejected."

Longfellow.

 

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Out"cast`, n.

1.

One who is cast out or expelled; an exile; one driven from home, society, or country; hence, often, a degraded person; a vagabond.

The Lord . . . gathereth together the outcasts of Israel. Ps. cxlvii. 2.

2.

A quarrel; a contention.

[Scot.]

Jamieson.

 

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