Definition of Outwing

1. v. t. To surpass, exceed, or outstrip in flying.



Definition of Outwing

1. Verb. (transitive) To surpass or outstrip in flying. ¹

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Definition of Outwing

1. to fly beyond [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outwing

outwicked
outwicks
outwile
outwiled
outwiles
outwiling
outwill
outwilled
outwilling
outwills
outwin
outwind
outwinded
outwinding
outwinds
outwing (current term)
outwinged
outwinging
outwings
outwinning
outwins
outwinter
outwintered
outwintering
outwinters
outwish
outwished
outwishes
outwishing
outwit

Literary usage of Outwing

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1. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer: Comprising Ancient and Modern Military by Thomas Wilhelm (1881)
"outwing, To. To extend the flanks of an army or line in action, so as to gain an advantageous position against the right or left wing of an enemy. Ovation. ..."

2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... whispering truths divim, And truths divine converting pain to peace, My song the midnight raven has outwing'd, And shot, ..."

3. The Complaint; Or, Night Thoughts. by Edward Young (1813)
"... My song the midnight raven has outwing'd, And shot, ambitious of unbounded scenes, Beyond the flaming limits of the world, Her gloomy flight. ..."

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