cast ashore

cast ashore

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  • cast — v. & n. v. (past and past part. cast) 1 tr. throw, esp. deliberately or forcefully. 2 tr. (often foll. by on, over) a direct or cause to fall (one s eyes, a glance, light, a shadow, a spell, etc.). b express (doubts, aspersions, etc.). 3 tr.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast away — Rejected; thrown away. Cast ashore or adrift, as a shipwrecked person …   Black's law dictionary

  • cast away — Rejected; thrown away. Cast ashore or adrift, as a shipwrecked person …   Black's law dictionary

  • Battle of Saint Cast — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Saint Cast caption= partof=the Seven Years War date=September 11, 1758 place= near Saint Cast, France result=French victory combatant1=flagicon|United Kingdom|1606 Britain… …   Wikipedia

  • Merksworth (1874) — ‹ The template below (Infobox Ship Wreck Event) is being considered for deletion. See templates for discussion to help reach a consensus.› ‹ The template below (Infobox Ship Wreck Location) is being considered for deletion. See templates for… …   Wikipedia

  • wreck — /rɛk / (say rek) noun 1. the ruin or destruction of a ship or aircraft in the course of navigation. 2. any ship or aircraft, or part thereof, in a state of ruin following a disaster. 3. any building, structure, or thing reduced to a state of ruin …  

  • wreck — To destroy, disable, or seriously damage. To reduce to a wreck or ruinous state by any kind of violence; to overthrow, shatter, or destroy; to cause to crash or suffer ruin, synonymous with ruin, smash, and demolish. Its antonyms are save,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Polyphemus — /pol euh fee meuhs/, n. Class. Myth. a Cyclops who was blinded by Odysseus. * * * In Greek mythology, a Cyclops. He was the son of Poseidon and the nymph Thoösa. When Odysseus and his companions were cast ashore on the coast of Sicily, Polyphemus …   Universalium

  • Ven. Robert Anderton —     Ven. Robert Anderton     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ven. Robert Anderton     English priest and martyr, b. in the Isle of Wight about 1560; d. 25 April, 1586. He matriculated in Brasenose College, Oxford, in 1578. He afterwards went abroad,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • flotsam — c.1600, from Anglo Fr. floteson, from O.Fr. flotaison a floating, from floter to float (of Germanic origin; see FLOAT (Cf. float)) + aison, from L. ation(em). Spelled flotsen till mid 19c. when it altered, perhaps under influence of many English… …   Etymology dictionary

  • royal fish — noun 1. English law : marine animals (as whale, sturgeon or porpoises) of superior excellence that belong to the crown when cast ashore or caught in territorial waters 2. Scots law a. : whales of such large size as to entitle the sovereign to… …   Useful english dictionary

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