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leaf cast

n. a disease of conifers causing the needles to fall [syn: needle blight, needle cast]

Usage examples of "leaf cast".

As the Dog Lord opened the cell door and entered the world waiting on the other side, Raif felt himself shrink and wither like a dead leaf cast from a tree.

Pure white outside, inside gold leaf cast down the light of a thousand hanging lamps.

As Conan watched, the smooth beauty of the witch's back and buttocks and legs shriveled, as quick as a dry leaf cast into a hot fire.