cast on
transitive verb Date: 1840 to place (stitches) on a knitting needle for beginning or enlarging knitted work

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  • cast on — ► cast on Knitting make the first row of loops on the needle. Main Entry: ↑cast …   English terms dictionary

  • cast on — verb make the first row of stitches when knitting • Ant: ↑cast off • Topics: ↑handicraft • Hypernyms: ↑sew, ↑run up, ↑sew together, ↑stitch …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast on — phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms cast on : present tense I/you/we/they cast on he/she/it casts on present participle casting on past tense cast on past participle cast on to start a piece of knitting by making the first row of… …   English dictionary

  • cast on — phr verb Cast on is used with these nouns as the object: ↑stitch …   Collocations dictionary

  • cast on — verb to start the first row of knitting by putting stitches on a needle …   Wiktionary

  • Cast on — Skæftet på et jagtvåben, der er drejet til venstre …   Danske encyklopædi

  • cast on (or cast something on) Knitting — make the first row of a specified number of loops on the needle. → cast …   English new terms dictionary

  • cast — [kast, käst] vt. cast, casting [ME casten < ON kasta, to throw] 1. a) to put, deposit, or throw with force or violence; fling; hurl b) to give vent to as if by throwing [to cast aspersions] 2. to deposit (a ballot); register (a vote) …   English World dictionary

  • cast — ► VERB (past and past part. cast) 1) throw forcefully or so as to spread over an area. 2) cause (light or shadow) to appear on a surface. 3) direct (one s eyes or thoughts) towards something. 4) express: journalists cast doubt on this account. 5) …   English terms dictionary

  • On Golden Pond (play) — On Golden Pond is a 1979 play by Ernest Thompson. The plot focuses on aging couple Ethel and Norman Thayer, who spend each summer at their home on a lake called Golden Pond. During the year the story takes place, they are visited by daughter… …   Wikipedia

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