cast on


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  • verb

Antonyms for cast on

make the first row of stitches when knitting

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what is not a dream by day To him whose eyes are cast On things around him with a ray Turned back upon the past?
I therefore told the officer, "that having been shipwrecked on the coast of Balnibarbi, and cast on a rock, I was received up into Laputa, or the flying island (of which he had often heard), and was now endeavouring to get to Japan, whence I might find a convenience of returning to my own country.