Definition of Outburnt
1. outburn [v] - See also: outburn
Lexicographical Neighbors of Outburnt
Literary usage of Outburnt
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Studies in Interpretation: Keats-Clough-Matthew Arnold by William Henry Hudson (1896)
"Still, still they toll, and I should feel a damp— A chill as from the tomb, did I not know That they are dying like an outburnt lamp ..."
2. Idyls and Lyrics of the Ohio Valley by John James Piatt (1893)
"... Memory, Rising from the white ashes of the hearth And from the ashes of their outburnt lives, Haunts them, and fills them with a tender breath From the ..."