Definition of Outswam

1. outswim [v] - See also: outswim



Lexicographical Neighbors of Outswam

outstunted
outstunting
outstunts
outsuffer
outsuffered
outsuffering
outsuffers
outsulk
outsulked
outsulking
outsulks
outsum
outsummed
outsums
outsung
outswam (current term)
outsware
outswear
outswearing
outswears
outsweep
outsweeping
outsweeps
outsweeten
outsweetened
outsweetening
outsweetens
outswell
outswelled
outswelling

Literary usage of Outswam

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

1. The Log of a Cowboy: A Narrative of the Old Trail Days by Andy Adams (1903)
"A number of vaqueros attempted to catch him, but he outswam them and came out with the cattle ; the excitement was too much for him to miss. ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1827)
"Commerson has seen them in numerous bands in the rivers of Cape Horn, swimming round his vessel, and remarkable for the facility with which they outswam it. ..."

3. Chicago Antiquities: Comprising Original Items and Relations, Letters by Henry Higgins Hurlbut (1881)
"... and outswam the dog. Nero perceived this, and attempted to swim round her, so as to drive her in shore, but could not accomplish it; so after using his ..."

4. The Great American Scout and Spy, "General Bunker' by Edward C. Downs (1870)
"The colonel's horse splashed into the water, and mine gave a leap and came nearly up, and then outswam his, till I came near enough to strike the colonel on ..."

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