What does the word outcast mean?

Usage examples for outcast

  1. For, beginning perhaps with ideas that were no more unlike those of her schoolfellows than were Laura's own, Annie was now a branded thief and an outcast. – The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson
  2. They stretch out an open hand to the stranger and the outcast. – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss
  3. There was little mention of the rector, yet Mary was burning with desire to know what attitude he had taken up toward her: whether he ever mentioned her name, or regarded her as an outcast. – The Scarlet Feather by Houghton Townley