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I spent several days with his team at Nevada two years ago and came away amazed at the culture of a group of players outsiders would have considered castoffs.
That creates a tough task for Kansas City’s battered offensive line, which is littered with backups and castoffs.
People nurtured their starters as if they were particularly needy children, traded recipes for their castoff dough, and photographed the pillowy interiors and artfully slashed crusts like proud parents.
A player comes on under the shadow, made up in the castoff mail of a court buck, a wellset man with a bass voice.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
The child pointed to what appeared to be some ragged, castoff clothes left in the hole by the late occupant.
Behold him, beneath the mass of stale and putrid slime, a castoff, friendless and penniless vagabond.
Doubtless she would hail his wish—half a reform in itself—to castoff the outward signs of an accepted degradation.
So he picked up some castoff feathers of the Peacocks and stuck them among his own black plumes.
Are you not a bit sorry for the neat little halo that now hangs like a piece of castoff clothing on the bedpost of an adulteress?
THE GOOSE MANJACOB WASSERMANN

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nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION