verb (used with object), out·worked or out·wrought, out·work·ing.
Examples from the Web for outwork
But he was a whirling dervish of energy and could outwork his critics.From The Square Deal to The New Deal: The Overlapping Political Identities of TR and FDR|John Avlon|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But on these I will not dwell; they were an outwork; it was in the occidental scenery that Skelt was all himself.Memories and Portraits|Robert Louis Stevenson
The outwork on the slope beneath her was a formless shadow astir with smaller shadows equally formless.Fort Amity|Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
It was, therefore, necessary that we should make ourselves masters of this outwork, before we commenced breaching the fort.