Definition of Outsail

1. Verb. Sail faster or better than. "Sam cannot outsail Sue "; "They outsailed the Roman fleet"




Definition of Outsail

1. v. t. To excel, or to leave behind, in sailing; to sail faster than.

Definition of Outsail

1. Verb. To sail faster or further that another ¹

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Definition of Outsail

1. to sail faster than [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outsail

outrowed
outrowing
outrows
outrun
outrung
outrunner
outrunners
outrunning
outruns
outrush
outrushed
outrushes
outrushing
outs
outsaid
outsail (current term)
outsailed
outsailing
outsails
outsang
outsat
outsave
outsaved
outsaves
outsaving
outsavor
outsavored
outsavoring
outsavors
outsaw

Literary usage of Outsail

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1. A Narrative of Voyages and Commercial Enterprises by Richard Jeffry Cleveland (1842)
"outsail her. — Arrival at Batavia. — Governor's Surprise at our quick Passage. — Hotel. — American Commerce. — Effect of the Climate on Europeans. — Market. ..."

2. Notes on the Late Expedition Against the Russian Settlements in Eastern by Bernard Whittingham (1856)
"outsail Consort.—Gale of Wind in the Pacific.— Shores of Nipon.—Islands off the Bay of Yeddo. —Active Volcano. — Appearance of Land near Si- moda. ..."

3. History of the American Privateers, and Letters-of-marque: During Our War by George Coggeshall (1856)
"I could outsail him with the greatest ease, and if I had had a long ... Finding I could outsail him with ease, I hauled down the English colors, ..."

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