shy, amorous, lovesick glances (usually preceded by make or cast):
making sheep’s eyes at the new girl in class.
(old-fashioned) amorous or inviting glances
any of various steels cast in molds to form objects. Historical Examples The gripping jaws are fitted with cast-steel faces, hardened. Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II Joshua Rose They are of cast-steel, and combine great strength and lightness. Farm drainage Henry Flagg French The cast-steel segmental cutting edge was attached to the front […]
a concrete with a fine aggregate, used to imitate natural stone. noun (building trades) a building component, such as a block or lintel, made from cast concrete with a facing that resembles natural stone
- Cast thy bread upon the waters
cast thy bread upon the waters An expression from the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Old Testament: “Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.” Note: This saying calls on people to believe that their good deeds will ultimately benefit them.
- Cast-iron balls
cast-iron balls Related Terms have brass balls Historical Examples The cast-iron balls fitting the bores of their respective guns, as distinguished from grape or other shot. The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth At the beginning of the 1400’s cast-iron balls had made an appearance. Artillery Through the Ages Albert Manucy In Western Europe cast-iron balls […]