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- noun One who
recasts, or translates into a new form.
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Translator of Boethius's Consolatio; creator of English versification; recaster of the English vocabulary by adding Continental grace to the ruder Anglo-Saxon word treasury.
In 1592 he had acquired sufficient reputation as a dramatist, or at least as a recaster of the plays of others, to excite the jealousy of the leading playwrights, whose crude dramas he condescended to rewrite or retouch.