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[out-wawk] /ˌaʊtˈwɔk/
verb (used with object)
to outdo in walking; walk faster or farther than.
to walk beyond:
to outwalk the lights of the city.
Origin of outwalk
First recorded in 1620-30; out- + walk Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • His companions, not being so cunning as he, and knowing they could outwalk him, readily consented to this arrangement.

    Zanzibar Tales Various
  • He could outwalk and outrun and outride any of his companions.

    George Washington, Vol. I Henry Cabot Lodge
  • She had been trying to outwalk her thoughts, and failed—the odds were against her.

    Mattie:--A Stray (Vol 3 of 3) Frederick William Robinson
  • Tess beat up the long hill still faster; but she could not outwalk them without exciting notice.

  • After the first few days father was always able to outwalk and outhunt him just on this account.

    Average Americans Theodore Roosevelt
  • When in the wilderness, he could outride or outwalk his guides, and could press on when hunger made his companions flag wearily.

    The Long White Cloud William Pember Reeves

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