What does the word castaway mean?

Usage examples for castaway

  1. Yes, Roddy, as a doctor I played full professional service on him, and piled it up with every extra kindness one castaway man could render another. – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. But first will you feed a starving castaway? – The Gay Cockade by Temple Bailey
  3. Paul put it clearly, 'Let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall', and showed how seriously he regarded the matter when he declared that he had to keep his body under and in hand, lest after preaching to others he should himself become a castaway. – Standards of Life and Service by T. H. Howard