Outground to Outrageous
(Out"ground`) n. Ground situated at a distance from the house; outlying land.
(Out*grow") v. t. [imp. Outgrew ; p. p. Outgrown ; p. pr. & vb. n. Outgrowing.]
1. To surpass in growing; to grow more than. Shak.
2. To grow out of or away from; to grow too large, or too aged, for; as, to outgrow clothing; to outgrow
usefulness; to outgrow an infirmity.
(Out"growth`) n. That which grows out of, or proceeds from, anything; an excrescence; an
offshoot; hence, a result or consequence.
(Out"guard`) n. (Mil.) A guard or small body of troops at a distance from the main body of
an army, to watch for the approach of an enemy; hence, anything for defense placed at a distance from
the thing to be defended.
(Out"gush`) n. A pouring out; an outburst.
A passionate outgush of emotion.Thackeray.
(Out*gush") v. i. To gush out; to flow forth.
(Out"haul`) n. (Naut.) A rope used for hauling out a sail upon a spar; opposite of inhaul.
(Out*hees") n. [Cf. LL. uthesium, hutesium, huesium, OF. hueis, and E. hue, in hue and
cry.] Outcry; alarm. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Outh"er) conj. Other. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Out-Her"od) v. t. To surpass (Herod) in violence or wickedness; to exceed in any vicious or
offensive particular. "It out-Herods Herod." Shak.
Out-Heroding the preposterous fashions of the times.Sir W. Scott.
(Out*hire") v. t. To hire out. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Out"house`) n. A small house or building at a little distance from the main house; an outbuilding.
1. The act of going out; an airing; an excursion; as, a summer outing.
2. A feast given by an apprentice when he is out of his time. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.
(Out*jest") v. t. To surpass in jesting; to drive out, or away, by jesting. [R.] Shak.
(Out"jet`) n. That which jets out or projects from anything. [R.] H. Miller.
(Out*jug"gle) v. t. To surpass in juggling.
(Out"keep`er) n. (Surv.) An attachment to a surveyor's compass for keeping tally in chaining.
(Out*knave") v. t. To surpass in knavery.
(Out*la"bor) v. t. To surpass in laboring.
(Out"land) a. [Out + land. See Outlandish.] Foreign; outlandish. [Obs.] Strutt.