cast off (or cast something off)

cast off (or cast something off)
cast off (or cast something off)
1》 Knitting take the stitches off the needle by looping each over the next to finish the edge.
2》 set a boat or ship free from her moorings.
3》 let loose a hunting hound or hawk.
4》 Printing estimate the space that will be taken in print by manuscript copy.
cast

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