Definition of Needle cast
1. Noun. A disease of conifers causing the needles to fall.
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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 ..."