Forcasten meaning

(archaic, UK dialectal) Cast away, rejected; neglected; not used, cast off.
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(dialectal, chiefly Scotland) Abandoned; forlorn.
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Origin of forcasten

  • Originally the past participle of obsolete forcast (“to cast away”); also from Middle English forcasten, a variant of forcast (“rejected, cast away”), past participle of forcasten (“to cast away, reject”), of North Germanic origin, compare Danish forkaste (“to reject”), Swedish förkasta (“to reject”), equivalent to for- +‎ cast.
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