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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Castaway  \Cast"a*way\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  is  cast  away  or  shipwrecked. 
 
  2.  One  who  is  ruined;  one  who  has  made  moral  shipwreck;  a 
  reprobate. 
 
  Lest  .  .  .  when  I  have  preached  to  others  I  myself 
  should  be  a  castaway.  --1  Cor.  ix 
  27. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Castaway  \Cast"a*way\,  a. 
  Of  no  value;  rejected;  useless. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  castaway 
  adj  1:  suffering  the  misfortune  of  shipwreck;  "shipwrecked 
  sailors";  "castaways  marooned  on  a  desert  island" 
  [syn:  {shipwrecked}] 
  2:  cast  off  as  valueless  [syn:  {castaway(a)},  {rejected}] 
  n  1:  a  person  who  is  rejected  (from  society  or  home)  [syn:  {outcast}, 
  {pariah}] 
  2:  a  shipwrecked  person  [syn:  {shipwreck  survivor}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Castaway 
  Gr  adokimos  (1  Cor.  9:27),  one  regarded  as  unworthy  (R.V., 
  "rejected");  elsewhere  rendered  reprobate"  (2  Tim.  3:8,  etc.); 
  rejected"  (Heb.  6:8,  etc.). 
 




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