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- verb intransitive To
tryto find; lookaround; search; meditate.
- verb transitive To
plan; plot; contrive.
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- verb search anxiously
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From cast (“to try”) + about, see becast. Compare also Old English costian ("to try, examine"). More at cast, costen.
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