Webster 1913 Edition
The act of one who casts or throws, as in fishing.
The act or process of making casts or impressions, or of shaping metal or plaster in a mold; the act or the process of pouring molten metal into a mold.
That which is cast in a mold; esp. the mass of metal so cast;
castingin iron; bronze
The warping of a board.
Brande & C.
The act of casting off, or that which is cast off, as skin, feathers, excrement, etc.
Casting of draperies,
the proper distribution of the folds of garments, in painting and sculpture.–
the leader; also, sometimes applied to the long reel line.–
a net which is cast and drawn, in distinction from a net that is set and left.–
the decisive vote of a presiding officer, when the votes of the assembly or house are equally divided.“When there was an equal vote, the governor had the casting voice.”
a weight that turns a balance when exactly poised.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.The act of casting or founding.
2.That which is cast in a mold; any vessel formed by casting melted metal into a mold, or in sand.
3.The taking of casts and impressions of figures, busts, medals, &c.