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[kah, kaw] /kɑ, kɔ/
verb (used with or without object), Scot.
to call, as to call an animal toward one; urge forward by calling.
Origin of ca'
variant of call


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  • Another variety of lover's extravagance is the lavishing of terms of endearment, as we find in cas.

    The Dramatic Values in Plautus Wilton Wallace Blancke
  • The beautiful coast about cas Catal had a herbage of its own.

    The Fortunate Isles Mary Stuart Boyd
  • The root caps, or cas, does not appear to have any Teutonic correspondent, and may merit a philological investigation.

  • "Yes, and if we had a torpedo we could sink her," said cas Temple from the hatch.

    The Adventure Club Afloat Ralph Henry Barbour
  • A mile beyond the car terminus is cas Catal, where there is a delightfully situated hotel.

    The Fortunate Isles Mary Stuart Boyd
  • Indeed, ordinary light never has the effect of causing luminescence in the same sense as it causes phosphorescence of cas.

    The Nature of Animal Light E. Newton Harvey
  • Nine hundred years ago the tribe of cas was one of the most powerful of the many Irish clans.

    Historic Boys Elbridge Streeter Brooks
British Dictionary definitions for cas


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Slang definitions & phrases for cas



Casual; acceptable (1980s+ Teenagers)



(also caj, cazh) Casual; informal; laid-back: It's gonna be a very mellow night; laid back and cazh (1980s+ Teenagers)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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cas in Technology

1. Column Address Strobe.
2. (channel associated signaling) in-band signalling.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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