Definition of Outcrawl

1. to surpass in crawling [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: crawling



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outcrawl

outcooked
outcooking
outcooks
outcount
outcounted
outcounting
outcounts
outcouple
outcoupled
outcouples
outcoupling
outcourt
outcourts
outcrack
outcrafty
outcrawl (current term)
outcrawled
outcrawling
outcrawls
outcreep
outcried
outcrier
outcriers
outcries
outcrop
outcropped
outcropping
outcroppings
outcrops
outcross

Literary usage of Outcrawl

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Letters Written by the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son by Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, Eugenia Stanhope (1827)
"I think I have got some benefit by drinking these waters, and by bathing, for my old, stiff, rheumatic limbs; foi I believe I could now outcrawl a snail, ..."

2. The Letters of Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, with the Characters by Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield (1892)
"I think I have got some benefit by drinking these waters, and by bathing, for my old, stiff, rheumatic limbs; for I believe I could now outcrawl a snail, ..."

3. The Song of Hugh Glass by John Gneisenau Neihardt (1915)
"He would outcrawl the shadow of the night And have the day to blanket him in sleep. But as he went to meet the gloom a-creep, Bemused with life's irrational ..."

4. The Letters of Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield: Including by Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield (1847)
"I think I have got some benefit by drinking these waters, and by bathing, for my old, stiff, rheumatic limbs ; for I believe I could now outcrawl a snail, ..."

5. Literature Pockets, Tall Tales Grades 4-6 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Jo Ellen Moore, Jill Norris, Tekla White, Karen Hall (2002)
"... they stopped that night and counted noses. Bill's mama fretted a lot about losing Bill, but she knew he'd find a way to get along. He could outcrawl ..."

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