Definition of Castoffs

1. Noun. (plural of castoff) ¹



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Definition of Castoffs

1. castoff [n] - See also: castoff

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Castoffs

castles in the air
castless
castlet
castlets
castlette
castlettes
castling
castlings
castmate
castmates
castmember
castmembers
castock
castocks
castoff
castoffs (current term)
castor-oil
castor-oil plant
castor bean
castor bean plant
castor beans
castor oil
castor sugar
castoreums
castories
castorin
castors
castory
castral

Literary usage of Castoffs

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1. Review of Reviews and World's Work by Albert Shaw (1906)
"The Suspenders are made from the finest quality of selected webbings, in all the newest effects, finished with gilt or nickel trimmings, button castoffs and ..."

2. The Girl and the Job by Helen Christene Hoerle, Florence B.. Saltzberg (1919)
"Don't wear pleasure castoffs. Dress sensibly! Sensibly does not mean ugly blouses with uncompromisingly stiff collars, and hair strained back tightly from ..."

3. Baltimore & the Chesapeake Bay by Barbara Radcliffe Rogers, Stillman Rogers (2001)
"The range includes everything from rare china pieces to yesterday's castoffs. The Warehouse is easy to reach by Water Taxi, at stop #9. ..."

4. Refugees Into Citizens: Palestinians and the End of the Arab-Israeli Conflict by Donna E. Arzt (1997)
"... have 24-hour electricity, indoor toilets, refrigerators, and telephones, although in both territories the appliances are usually old Israeli castoffs. ..."

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