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backcast

[bak-kast, -kahst] /ˈbækˌkæst, -ˌkɑst/
noun
1.
a short backward and often upward swing of a fishing rod, its line, and its lure in preparation for the cast that immediately follows.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80, for an earlier sense; back2 + cast1
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  • And when you make your backcast, you aren't likely to hook the gear that's behind you.

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