Definition of Outswept

1. outsweep [v] - See also: outsweep



Lexicographical Neighbors of Outswept

outsware
outswear
outswearing
outswears
outsweep
outsweeping
outsweeps
outsweeten
outsweetened
outsweetening
outsweetens
outswell
outswelled
outswelling
outswells
outswept (current term)
outswimming
outswims
outswing
outswinger
outswingers
outswinging
outswings
outswollen
outswore
outsworn
outswum
outswung
outta

Literary usage of Outswept

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

1. Holy-days and Holidays: A Treasury of Historical Material, Sermons in Full by Edward Mark Deems (1906)
"The old walls rocked, the peals outswept, Far up the steep their echoes leapt, Soaring and sparkling till they burst Like bubbles round the topmost horn ..."

2. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1833)
"... Beneath the olive tree, TEE SAVIOUR wept; NQr traced his tears the hallowed ttees upon, Which.jealous angels have not all outswept; Nor, in the garden, ..."

3. The Select Journal of Foreign Periodical Literature by Andrews Norton, Charles Folsom (1833)
"... Beneath the olive-tree, THE SAVIOUR wept; Nor traced his tears the hallowed trees upon, Which jealous angels have not all outswept; Nor, in the garden, ..."

4. Putnam's Magazine (1907)
"... but he has outswept the bounds of beauty for human life. He has seen the whole universe in every clod of it. He has God's definition of beauty: ..."

5. Putnam's Magazine (1907)
"Whitman may or may not be considered a poet, but he has outswept the bounds of beauty for human life. He has seen the whole universe in every clod of it. ..."

6. The Poets and Poetry of Europe: With Introductions and Biographical Notices by Cornelius Conway Felton (1845)
"... Nor traced his tears the hallowed trees upon, Which jealous angels have not all outswept ; Nor, in the garden, watched through nights sublime, Where, ..."

7. Under the Holly Bough: A Collection of Christmas Poems by Ina Russelle Warren (1907)
"The old walls rocked, the peals outswept, Far up the steep their echoes leapt, Soaring and sparkling till they burst Like bubbles round the topmost horn, ..."

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