Definition of Outrope
1. outroop [n -S] - See also: outroop
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Literary usage of Outrope
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Brand's Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Faiths and Folklore; a by John Brand (1905)
"outrope.—In a tract by Dekker, .4 Knight's Conjuring, 1607, a spendthrift refers to the ... outrope. Ouvre la Bourse.—See Cards. Over-Clover or Warner. ..."
2. Faiths and Folklore: A Dictionary of National Beliefs, Superstitions and by William Carew Hazlitt, John Brand (1905)
"outrope.—In a tract by Dekker, A Knight's Conjuring, 1607, a spendthrift refers to the ... outrope. Ouvre la Bourse.—See Cards. Over-Clover or Warner. ..."
3. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"... sheriffs to summon persons to the courts. See Blount's Law Dictionary, in v. OUT-ROP. A public auction. North. "An out-cry or outrope," Howell, 1660. ..."
4. Prices of Books: An Inquiry Into the Changes in the Price of Books which by Henry Benjamin Wheatley (1898)
"The more usual words in old English were outcry, outrope (still familiar in Scotland as roup, cf. German ruf) and port sale. The first sale by auction was ..."
5. The Lost Beauties of the English Language: An Appeal to Authors, Poets by Charles Mackay (1874)
"outrope, a sale by auction. This word survives in Scotland as ' roup,' and is derived from the German rufen, to call or cry ; and ausrufen, to cry out. ..."
6. Literature Pockets, Tall Tales Grades 4-6 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Jo Ellen Moore, Jill Norris, Tekla White, Karen Hall (2002)
"She was as stubborn as he was, and she could outrope and outride all of the cowboys on Pecos Bill's ranch, including Pecos Bill himself. ..."