Definition of Outsweeping

1. outsweep [v] - See also: outsweep



Lexicographical Neighbors of Outsweeping

outsuffers
outsulk
outsulked
outsulking
outsulks
outsum
outsummed
outsums
outsung
outswam
outsware
outswear
outswearing
outswears
outsweep
outsweeping (current term)
outsweeps
outsweeten
outsweetened
outsweetening
outsweetens
outswell
outswelled
outswelling
outswells
outswept
outswimming
outswims
outswing

Literary usage of Outsweeping

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

1. The Yosemite by John Muir (1912)
"... and arranged in rather close tassels at the ends of slender branchlets that clothe the long outsweeping limbs. How well they sing in the wind, ..."

2. The Mountains of California by John Muir (1907)
"... close tassels at the ends of slender branchlets that clothe the long, outsweeping limbs. How well they sing in the wind, and how strikingly harmonious ..."

3. My First Summer in the Sierra by John Muir (1911)
"... its perfectly round bole one hundred feet or more without a limb, the fine purplish color of its bark, and its magnificent outsweeping, down-curving ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1898)
"Little water and ice spheres revolving about this globe have their vapors brushed away by its outsweeping atmosphere In the form of long trains directed ..."

5. History of the Church of England: From the Abolition of the Roman Jurisdiction by Richard Watson Dixon (1891)
"... your ears, and your succouring hands, though we be the outsweeping of the world. It is the malice of the Pharisees, I mean the bishops and prelates, ..."

6. Spanish Highways and Byways by Katharine Lee Bates (1900)
"Her litter was ablaze with candles and laden with flowers ; her outsweeping train was upborne by four little pages, and a brass band followed her with ..."

7. Our National Parks by John Muir (1901)
"Its soft graceful beauty in youth, and its leaves, cones, and outsweeping feathery branches constantly remind you of the sugar pine, to which it is closely ..."

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