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outring

[out-ring] /ˌaʊtˈrɪŋ/
verb (used with object), outrang, outrung, outringing.
1.
to outdo in ringing; ring louder than.
verb (used without object), outrang, outrung, outringing.
2.
to ring out:
church bells outringing over the countryside.
Origin of outring
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English (intransitive); see out-, ring2
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  • Along the station platform each of the fiacre drivers seizes a large dinner-bell and tries to outring the others.

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