cast ['s] n
see cast, v.
- Statue; icon; image; plaster mold; clay likeness of a human being; [fig.] corpse; cadaver; dead body.
ME cast-en < ON kasta, to cast, throw, cf. kös, pile, heap thrown up.
- Fling; hurl; sling; throw; toss.
- Move; cause to move; carry from one place to another.