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outmost

[out-mohst or, esp. British, -muh st]
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adjective
  1. farthest out; outermost.
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Origin of outmost

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at out-, -most
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Historical Examples

  • She felt a cramp around her root That crippled every outmost shoot.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 58, August, 1862

    Various

  • Because it is conceived to stand plumbe upon the outmost end of the length.

  • Sound of it flies, with a velocity of sound, to the outmost Barriers.

    The French Revolution

    Thomas Carlyle

  • To it again, after the same manner, making him lap his outmost Leg above a foot over his Inner.

  • He had pushed his way through the crowd and was now standing in its outmost rank directly opposite the platform.

    The Doomsman

    Van Tassel Sutphen


British Dictionary definitions for outmost

outmost

adjective
  1. another word for outermost
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