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backcast

[ bak-kast, -kahst ]
/ ˈbækˌkæst, -ˌkɑst /
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noun
a short backward and often upward swing of a fishing rod, its line, and its lure in preparation for the cast that immediately follows.
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Origin of backcast

1570–80, for an earlier sense; back2 + cast
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