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son from the immense distance of the starry heavens, Here Sodom's towers raise their proud tops on and the outmost walls of the world. Bentley.

high, Our successes have been the consequences of a The towers, as well as men, outbrave the sky. necessary war; in which we engaged, not out of

Cowley. ambition, but for the defence of all that was dear to We see the danger, and by fits take up some

Atterbury. faint resolution to outbrave and break through it. Those lands were out upon leases of four years,

L'Estrange. after the expiration of which tenants were obliged to OUTBRAʼZEN, v. a. Out and brazen. To renew.

Arbuthnot. bear down with impudence. At all I laugh, he laughs no doubt;

OUTBR'EAK, n. s. Out and break. That The only difference is, I dare laugh out.

which breaks forth; eruption. My retreat the best companions grace, Chiefs out of war, and statesmen out of place.

Breathe his faults so quaintly

That they may seem the taints of liberty, According to Hobbes's comparison of reasoning

The flash and outbreak of a fiery mind.

Shakspeare. with casting up accounts, whoever finds a mistake in the sum total, must allow himself out, though

OUTBREATHE', v. a. Out and breathe. after repeated trials he may not see in which article To weary by having better breath; to expire. he has misreckoned.


Mine eyes saw him Large coals are properest for dressing meat; and Rendering faint quittance, wearied and outbreathed, when they are out, if you happen to miscarry in To Henry Monmouth.

Shakspeare, any dish, lay the fault upon want of coals. Id. That sign of last outbreathed life did seem. Whereas insisting in or out of season

Spenser, Convinces all men, even a politician;

OUTCAST, n. s. & part. Out and cast. It Or—what is just the same—it wearies out.

may be observed that both the participle and So the end's gained, what signifies the route ?


the noun are indifferently accented on either syl

lable. It seems most analogous to accent the OUTACT, v. a. Out and act. To do be- participle on the last

, and the noun on the first yond.

Thrown into the air as refuse, as unworthy of
He has made me heir to treasures,
Would make me out-act a real widow's whining.

notice; banished,-hence an exile.
Otway. Abandon soon, I read, the caitive spoil

Of that same outcast carcass.
OUTBAL'ANCE, v. a. Out and balance.


Let's be no stoicks, nor no stocks, To overweigh; to preponderate.

Or so devote to Aristotle, Let dull Ajax bear away my right,

As Ovid, be an outcast quite abjured. When all his days outbalance this one night.

Shakspeare. Dryden. O blood-bespotted Neapolitan, OUTBAR', v. a. Out and bar. To shut out Outcast of Naples, England's bloody scourge! by fortification.

Id. These to outbar with painful pionings,

Behold, instead
From sea to sea be heaped a mighty mound.

Of us outcast, exiled, his new delight

Mankind created. Milton's Paradise Lost. OUTBID“, 0.a. Out and bid. To over- For me, outcast of human race, power by bidding a higher price.

Love's anger only waits, and dire disgrace.

Prior. If in thy heart

He dies sad outcast of each church and state ! New love created be by other men, Which have their stocks entire, and can in tears,

And harder still flagitious, yet not great. Pope. In sighs, in oaths, in letters outbid me,

OUTCHANG-FOU, a city of China, of the This new love may beget new fears. Donne. first rank, the capital of the province of HouFor Indian spices, for Peruvian gold,

quang. Hang-yang-fou, a city on the opposite Prevent the greedy, and outbid the bold. Pope.

side of the river Yang-tse-kiang, added to this OUTBID'DER, n. s. Out and bid. One constitutes the emporium of the central part of that outbids.

the empire, and the river, though 500 miles from OUTBLOWED', adj. Out and blow. In- the sea, is here navigable for the largest vessels. Aated; swollen with wind.

The country around is noted for its fine tea, and At their roots grew floating palaces, Whose outblown bellies cut the yielding seas.

OUTCRAFT, v. a. Out and craft. To excel Dryden.

in cunning. OUTBORN', adj. Out and born. Foreign;

Italy hath outcrafted him, aot native.

And he's at some hard point.

Shakspeare. Cymbeline. OUTBOUND', adj. Out and bound. Des- OUTCRY, n. s. Out and cry. Cry of vetinated to a distant voyage; not coming home.

hemence; cry of distress ; clamor; clamor of Triumphant fames upon the water float, detestation. And outbound ships at home their voyage end.

These outcries the magistrates there shun, since

Spenser. OUTBRAVE', v.a. Out and brave. To bear they are readily hearkened unto here.

So strange thy outcry, and thy words so strange down and defeat by more daring, insolent, or splendid appearance.

Thou interposest, that my sudden hand
Prevented, spares.

Milton's Paradise Lost. I would outstare the sternest eyes that look,

I make my way Outbrave the heart most daring on the earth,

Where noises, tumults, outcries, and alarms To win thee, lady. Shakspeare. I heard.


bamboo paper.

There is not any one vice, incident to the mind of

And they receive as little by, man, against which the world has raised such a

Outfawn as much and out comply; loud and universai outcry, as against ingratitude.

And seem as scrupulously just

To bait the hooks for greater trust.
OUTDARE', v.a. Out and dare. To ven-

Hudibris. ture beyond.

OUTFLY', v. a. Out and fly. To leave les Myself, my brother, and his son,

lind in flight. That brought you home, and boldly did outdare

Ilis evasion winged thus swift with scorn, The dangers of the time.

Slukspeure. Cannot oulfly our apprehensions. Shukspeare, OUTDATE', v. a. Out and date. To anti

Horoscop's great soul, quate.

Raised on the pinions of the bounding wind, Works and deeds of the law, in those places sir. Out flew the rack, and left the hours behind. nify legal obedience, or circumcision, and the like

Garth. Judaical outdated ceremonies ; faith, the evangelical

OUTFORM', n. s. Out and form. External grace of giving up the whole heart to Christ, will appearance. out any such Judaical observances. Hammond. Cupid, who took vain delight OUTDO', v. a. Out and do. To excel; to

In mere outforms, until he lost his sight,

Hath changed his soul, and made bis object you. surpass; to perform beyond another.

Ben Jonson. Ile hath in this action outdone his former deeds,

OUTFROWN', v. a. Out and frown. To doubly.

Shakspeure. What brave commander is not proud to see

frown down ; to overbear by frowns. Thy brave Melantius in his gallantry?

For thee, oppressed king, am l cast down, Our greatest ladies love to see their scorn

Myself could else outfrown false fortune's frown. Outdone by thine, in what themselves have worn.

Shak pere. Waller OUTGATE, n. s. Out and gate. Outlet: Heavenly love shall outdo hellish hate,

passage outwards. Giving to death, and dying to redeem,

Those places are so fit for trade, having most conSo dearly to redeem wliat hellisho hnie

venient out-gates by divers ways to the sea, and inSo easily destroyed.


gates to the richest parts of the land, that they Here let these who boast in mortal things, would soon be enriched.

Spenser. Learn how their greatest monuments of fame,

OUTGIVE', v. a. Out and gire. To surAnd strength, and art, are easily outdonie By spirits reprobate.

Id. pass in giving An impostor outdoes the original. L'Estrange. The bounteous player outgare the pinching lord. I must confess the encounter of that day

Dryden. Warmed me indeed, but quite another way ; OUTGO', v.a. pret. outwent; part. out one. Not with the fire of youth, but generous rage, Out and go. To surpass; to excel ; to pass; to To see the glories of my youthful age

circumvent. So far outdone.


Many ran afoot thither out of all cities, and outThe boy's mother, despised for not having read a

want them, and came unto him. Mark vi. 33. system of logick, outdoes him in it.


For frank, well ordered, and continual hospitality, I grieve to be outdone by Gay, he out-went all shew of competence.

Curew. In my own humourous biting way. Swift

Mollesson OUT DWELL', v. a. Out and dwell. To

Thought us to have out-gone

Denham. stay beyond.

With a quaint invention.
He mutduels his hour;

While you practised the rudiments of war. you
For lovers ever run before the clock.

out-went all other captains ; and have since found Shakspeare. none but yourself alone to surpass.

Druden. OUTFACE'. v. a. Out and face. To brave;

Where they apply themselves, none of their neighbours oul-go them.

Lecke on Fducation. to bear down by show of magnanimity; to bear down with impudence; to stare down.

OUTGROW', v. a. Out and grow. To serWe shall have old swearing

pass in growth; to grow too great or too old for That they did give the rings away to men ;

Much their work outgreu',
But we'll outface them, and out-swear them too.

The hands dispatch of two, gard'ning so wide.

Dost thou come hither

When some virtue much outgrows the rest, To outface me with leaping in her grave?

It shoots too fast and high.

Dryden. Be buried quick with her, and so will I. Be fire with fire;

This essay wears a dress that possibly is not 59 Theaten the threatener ; and outface the brow

suitable to the graver geniuses, who have outgroun Of bragging horror.

Id. King Jukn.

all gaieties of stile and youthful relishes. Glannille. We behold the sun, and enjoy his light, as long as

The lawyer, the tradesman, the mechanic, have we look towards it circumspectly; we warm ourselves found so many arts to deceive, that they far outgrow safely while we stand near the fire ; but if we seek the common prudence of mankind. to rutface the one, to enter into the other, we forth- OUTGUARI), 1. s. Out and guard. One with become blind or burni.

Raleigh. posted at a distance from the main hody, as a They bewraved some knowledge of their persons, defence. but were out fucert.

As soon as any foreign object presses upon

the OUTFAWN, v. 0. Out and fawn. To se sense, those spirits which are posied upon the ouici in fawning.

guards, immediately scowr to the brain. South. In affairs of less import

These outguards of the mind are sent abroad. That neither dous rood nor hurt,

And still patrolling beat the neighbouring road,

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Or to the parts remote obedient fly,

A drunkard is outlawed from all worthy and creKeep posts advanced, and on the frontier lye. ditable converse : men abhor, loath, and despise Blackmore. him.

South. OUTJEST, v. a. Out and jest. To over- All those spiritual aids are withdrawn, which power by jesting

should assist him to good, or fortify him against ill; The fool labours to outjest

and like an outlawed person he is exposed to all that His heart-struck injuries.

will assault him.

Decay of Piety. Shakspeare. King Lear. OUTLAWRY is the punishment of a person who, OUTKNAVE, v. a. Out and knave. To being called into law, and lawfully, according to surpass in knavery.

the usual forms, sought, does contemptuously The world calls it out-wit-ing a man, when he is refuse to appear. The effect of being outlawed only outknaved.

L'Estrange. OUTLAND'ISH, adj. Out and land. Not feiture of all the person's goods and chattels to

at the suit of another, in a civil cause, is the fornative; foreign. Yourself transplant

the king, and the profits of his land, while the Awhile from hence : perchance outlandish ground

outlawry remains in force. If in treason or feBears no more wit than ours; but yet more scant in fee, or for life, and all his goods and chattels,

lony, all the lands and tenements which he has Are those diversions there which here abound.


are also forfeited; and, besides, the law interTedious waste of time to sit and near prets his absence as a sufficient evidence of guilt; So many hollow compliments and lies, and, without requiring farther proof, accounts the Outlandish flatteries.

Milton. person guilty of the fact; on which ensues corUpon the approach of the king's troops, under ruption of blood, &c. However, to avoid inhugeneral Wallis, who was used to the outlandish way manity, no man is entitled to kill him wantonly of making war, we put in practice passive obedience. or wilfully; but in so doing he is guilty of mur

Addison. OUTLAST, v.a. Out and last. To surpass hend him ; for any body may arrest an outlaw,

der, unless it happens in endeavouring to apprein duration.

either of his own head, or by writ or warrant of Good housewives, to make their candles burn the capias utlagatum, in order to bring him to exelonger, lay them in bran, which makes them harder ; cution. If, after outlawry in civil cases, the demsomuch as they will out-last other candles of the fendant publicly appear, he is to be arrested by same stuff, half in half.

Summer's chief honour, if thou hadst outlasted a writ of capias utlagatum, and committed till Bleak winter's force that made thy blossoms dry.

the outlawry be reversed; which reversal may be

Milton. had by the defendant's appearing in court (and The present age hath attempted perpetual motions, in the king's bench by sending an attorney, acwhose revolutions might outlast the exemplary mobi- cording to statutes 4 and 5 William and Mary lity, and out-measure time itself. Browne. cap. 18), and any plausible circumstance, howWhat may be hoped,

ever trifling, is in general sufficient to reverse it; Whea not from Helicon's imagined spring, it being considered only as a process to force Bat sacred writ, we borrow what we sing?

appearance. The defendant must, however, pay This with the fabrick of the world begun, Elder than light, and shall outlast the sun.

full costs, and must put the plaintiff in the same Waller.

condition as if he had appeared before the writ OUT LAW, n. s. & v.a., Sax, urlaga; Goth. of exegi facias was awarded. It is appointed by OUT'LAWRY.

$ utlag. One excluded, magna charta that no freeman shall be outlawed, from the benefits or protection of the law; to but according to the law of the land. A minor deprive of such benefits; the decree or word of or a woman cannot be outlawed. In Scotland deprivation.

outlawry anciently took place in the case of reGathering unto him all the scatterlings and outlaws fusal to fulfil a civil obligation, as well as in criout of the woods and mountains, he marched forth minal cases. At present, however, it only takes into the Englisb pale.

Spenser. place in the two cases of flying from a criminal As long as they were out of the protection of the prosecution, and of appearing in court attended law, so as every Englishman might kill them, how by too great a number of followers. But the should they be other than outlaws and enemies to the defender, upon appearing at any distance of time, crown of England ?

Davies. and offering to stand trial, is entitled, de jure, to I had a son

nave: the outlawry reversed, and to be admitted Now outlawed from my blood; he sought my life.

to trial accordingly, and even to bail, if the ofShakspeare.

fence be bailable. He that is drunken Is outlowed by himself ; all kind of ill

OUTLEAP, n. S. Out and leap. Sally; Did with his liquor slide into his veins.

flight; escape. Herbert.

Since youth must have some liberty, some outleaps, Like as there are particular persons outlawed, and they might be under the eye of a father, and then proscribed by civil laws, so are there nations that are no very great harm can come of it. Locke. outlawed and proscribed by the law of nature and

OUT LET, n.8. Out and let. Passage outnations.

Bacon. wards ; discharge outwards; egress ; passage of Divers were returned knights and burgesses for the egress. parliament; many of which had been by Richard Colonies and foreign plantations are very necesMI. attainted by outlawries.

Id. sary, as outlets to a populous nation. Bacon. You may as well spread out the unsunn'd heaps The enemy was deprived of that useful oralet. Of miser's treasure by an outlaw's den,

Clarendon, And tell me it is safe, as bid me hope

So 'scapes the' insu fire his narrow jail, Danger will let a helpless maiden pass. Milton. And makes small outlets into open air. Dryden. Vol. XVI.



Have a care that these members be neither the in- OUTMEASʼURE, v. a. Out and measure. lets nor outlets of any vices; that they neither give To exceed in measure. admission to the temptation, nor be expressive of the

Ray. conception of them.

The present age hath attempted perpetual motions

and engines, and those revolutions might out-last OUTLINE, n. s. Out and line. Contour; the exemplary mobility, and out-measure time itself. line by which any figure is defined; extremity.

Browne. Painters, by their outlines, colours, lights, and OUTNUM'BER, v. a. Out and number. shadows, represent the same in their pictures. To exceed in number.

Dryden. But, more or less, the whole's a syncopé

The ladies came in so great a body to the opera,

Addisun. Or a singulte-emblems of Emotion,

that they out-numbered the enemy. The grand Antithesis to great Ennui,

OUTPARÄISII, n. s. Out and parish. Parish Wherewith we break our bubbles on the occan, not lying within the walls. That watery outline of eternity.


In the greater outpar, shes many of the poorer pa. OUTLIVE', 0. (L. Out and live. To live rishioners, through neglect, do perish for want of beyond ; to survive.

some heedful eye to overlook them. Gruunt. Will these mossed trees.

OUTPART, n. s. Out and part.

Part reThat have outlired the eagle, page thy heels, mote from the centre or main body. And skip when thou point'st out? Shukspeare.

He is appointed to supply the bishop's jurisdiction Die two months ago, and not forgotten!

and other judicial officers in the outparts of his clioYet then there is hopes a great man's memory

Auline. May out'ire his life half a year.


OUTPACE',v.a. He that outlives this day, and comes safe home,

Out and pace. To ouigo; Will stand a tiptoe when this day is named. Id

to leave behind. His courage was so signal that day, that too much

Orion's speed could not be expected from it, if he had outlived it. Could not outpace thee; or the horse Laomedon did


Chapman's Niads.
Thou must rulling

OUTPOUR', v.a. Out and pour. To emit; Thy youth, thy strength, thy beauty, which will

to send forth in a stream. change

He looked and saw what number, numberless To withered, weak, and gray.


The city gates out-pouredd ; light arm'd troops Time, which made them their fame outline,

In coats of mail and military pride. Milion. To Cowley scarce did ripeness give. Denhum.

OUTPRIZE', 2.4. The soldier grows less apprehensive by computing

Out and prize. To exupon the disproportion of those that mutlire a battle, ceed in the value set upon it. to those that fall in it.


Either your unparagoned mistress is dead, or Since we have lost

She's out prized by a trite. Shakspeare. Cymbeline. Freedom, wealth, honour, which we value most, OUTÝRAGE, n. s., v. 4. & 1.0.

Fr. outraI wish they would our lives a period give;

OUTRA'Crous, adj.


outThey live too long who happiness outline.

Outra'GEOUSNESS, 11. S.

ollaraugie; It is of great consequence where noble families are gone to decay; because their titles outline their barb). Lat. ultrugium. Extreme or utmost rage ; estates.


open violence; tumult: to injure or insult vioPray outlire me, and then die as soon as you lently; commit exorbitancies or extravagancies; please.

Id. the adjective, adverb, and substantive following Two bacon-flitches made his Sunday's chear ; take the senses of outrage. Some the poor had, and some outlined the year. Ah heavens! that do this hideous act behold,


And heavenly virgin thus outraged see; OUTLOOK', v. a.

Out and look. To face How can the vengeance just so long withhold! down; to brow beat.

Spenser. I culled these fiery spirits from the world, He wrought great outrages, wasting all the country To outlook conquest, and to win renown,

where he went.

Spenser on Ireland. Even in the jaws of danger and of death.

As she went, her tongue did walk

In foul reproach and terms of vile despight,

Out and lustre. To Provoking him by her outragious talk, excel in brightness.

To heap more vengeance on that wretched wight. She went before others. I have seen, as that dia

Spenser. inond of yours out-lustres many I have beheld.

That people will have colour of employment given Shakspeare. Cymbeline.

them, by which they will poll and spoil so outOUTLY'ING, purt. adj. Out and lie. Not ragiously, as the very enemy cannot do worse.

Id. on Ireland. in the common courne of order; removed from

Three or four great ones in court will outrune in the general scheme.

apparel, huge hose. monstrous hats, and garish The last survey I proposed of the four oul-lying colours.

Ascham. empires, was that of the Arabians. Temple.

In that beastly fury We have taken all the out-lying parts of the Spanish He has been known to commit outrage, monarchy, and made impressions upon the very heart And cherish factions. Shakspeare. T'imon. of it.

Aduison. Think not, although in writing I preferred OUTVIARCII, 2. a.

Out and march. To The manner of thy vile outragious crimes, leave behind in the march.

That therefore I have forged. Shakspeare. The horse out-marched the foot, which, by reason Under him they committed divers the most outof the heat, was not able to use great expedition. ragious villanies, that a base multitude can imagine. Clarendon.


Struge; Ital.

the eye.

The news put divers young bloods into such a fury

O that I were as the English ambassadors

were not without peril Cpon the hill of Basan, to outroar to be outraged.


The horned herd! They viewed the vast immeasurable abyss,

Shakspeare. Antony and Cleopatra. Outragious as a sea, dark, wasteful, wild. Milton.

OUT'RODE, n. s. Out and rode. ExcurMy characters of Antony and Cleopatra, though sion. they are favourable to them, have nothing of out

He set horsemen and footmen, to the end that, isragious panegyric.


suing out, they might make outrodes upon the ways When he knew his rival freed and gone,

of Judæa.

1 Maccabees xv. 41. He swells with wrath; he makes outragious moan; He frets, he fumes, he stares, he stamps the ground;

OUTROOT", v. a. Out and root. To extirThe hollow tower with clamours rings around. Id. pate; to eradicate. Virgil, more discreet than Homer, has contented

Pernicious discord seems himself with the partiality of his deities, without Outrooted from our more than iron age; bringing them to the outragiousness of blows. Id. Since none, not even our kings, approach their Let lust burn never so outragiously for the present. With any mark of war's destructive rage,

temples yet age will in time chill those heats.

Base and insolent minds outrage men, when they But sacrifice unarmed. have hopes of doing it without a return. Atterbury.

Rowe's Ambitious Step-Mother. This interview outrages all decency; she forgets OUTRUN', v. a. Out and run. To leave her modesty, and betrays her virtue, by giving too behind in running; to exceed. long an audience.


By giving the house of Lancaster leave to breathe, See with what outrage from the frosty north, It will outrun you, father, in the end. Shakspeare. The early valiant Swede draws forth his wings

The expedition of my violent love In battaílous array.

Philips. Outruns the pauser reason. Id, Macbeth. Mercy to him that shows it, is the rule

We may outrun, And righteous limitation of its act,

By violent swiftness, that which we run at. By which Heaven moves in pardoning guilty man;

Shakspeare. And he that shows none, being ripe in years,

When things are come to the execution, there is And conscious of the outrage he commits,

no secrecy comparable to celerity, like the motion of Shall seek it, and not find it, in his turn. Cowper. a bullet in the air, which fieth so swift as it outruns OUTRAM, or Owtram (William), D.D., a

Bacon. . divine of the established church, was born in This advantage age from youth hath won, Derbyshire in 1625, and educated at Cambridge.

As not to be outridden, though outrun. Dryden. After various promotions, he was collated to the reimburse ourselves out of the profits of some future

We outrun the present income, as not doubting to archdeaconry of Leicester, and installed preben


Addison. dary of St. Peter's church in Westminster. He was also rector of St. Margaret's, in the same

OUTSAIL', v. a. Out and sail. To leave city: He died in 1679, celebrated for his rabbi- behind in sailing. nical learning, and his acquaintance with the The word signifies a ship that outsails other ships. Fathers of the church. His works are, De Sa

Broome. crificiis Libri duo; quorum altero explicantur

OUTSCAPE, n. s. Out and scape. Power omnia Judæorum, et nonnulla Gentium profana

rum sacrificia ; altero Sacrificium Christi, &c., re-
cently translated by Mr. Allen ; Twenty Sermons

Our powers to lift aside a log so vast,
As barred all outscape.

Chapman. . preached upon different Occasions. OUTREACH', v. a. Out and reach. To go down or confront by contempt; to despise ; not

OUTSCORN', 0.a. Out and scorn. To bear beyond.

to mind. This usage is derived from so many descents of

He strives in his little world of man t outscorn ages, that the cause and author outreach remembrance.

The to and fro conflicting wind and rain.

Shakspeare. Our forefathers could never dream so high a crime as parricide, whereas this outreaches that fact, and

OUTSELL', v. a. Out and sell. To exceed exceeds the regular distinctions of murder. Browne. in the price for which a thing is sold; to sell at

OUTRIDE', v. a. Out and ride. To pass a higher rate than another. by riding.

It would soon improve to such a height as to This advantage age from youth hath won,

ou! sel our neighbours, and thereby advance the proAs not to be outridden, though outrun. Dryden.

portion of our exported commodities. Temple.

Her pretty action did outsel her gift, OUT-RIDER, n. s. Out and rider. A sum

And yet enriched it too. moner whose office is to cite men before the

Shakspeare. Cymbeline. sheriff. OUTRIGHT, adv. Out and right. Imme- lustre ; to excel in lustre.

OUTSHINE', v. a. Out and shine. To emit diately; without delay; completely. When these wretches had the ropes about their whose bright outshining beams thy cloudy wrath

Witness my son, now in the shade of death; Decks, the first was to be pardoned, the last hanged Hath in eternal darkness folded up. Shakspeare. outright.

Arbuthnot. By degrees accomplished in the beast,

By Shakspeare's, Jonson's, Fletcher's lines,

Denham. He neighed outrighi, and all the steed exprest.

Our stage's lustre, Rome's outshines.

Beauty and greatness are so eminently joined in Addison.

your royal highness, that it were not easy for any OUTROAR”, v. a. Out and roar. To exceed but a poet to determine which of them outshines the



It past

in roaring.

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