Definition of Outward-bound
1. Adjective. That is going out or leaving. "Outward-bound ships"
Lexicographical Neighbors of Outward-bound
Literary usage of Outward-bound
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"OUTWARD BOUND 1 LEAVE behind me the elm-shadowed square And carven portals of the silent street, And wander on with listless, vagrant feet Through ..."
2. Collected Poems by Austin Dobson (1913)
"The terrors of the torrid zone, The indiscriminate cyclone, A man might parry ; But only faith, or " triple brass," Can help the " outward-bound " to pass ..."
3. Songs of Three Centuries by John Greenleaf Whittier (1890)
"OUTWARD BOUND. Where the unheard oceans sound, Where the unseen islands sleep, — I Outward bound. OUT upon the unknown deep, ..."