Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a person or thing cast out or off, esp. an outcast
- a shipwrecked person
- thrown away; discarded
- cast adrift or stranded, as by shipwreck
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Cast adrift or ashore; shipwrecked.
- Discarded; thrown away.
- A shipwrecked person.
- A rejected or discarded person or thing.