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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.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1867


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