run-out

[ ruhn-out ]
/ ˈrʌnˌaʊt /

noun Manège.

the act of evading a jump or jumping outside of the limiting markers.

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Origin of run-out

First recorded in 1865–70; noun use of verb phrase run out
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Example sentences from the Web for run-out

  • We were anxious to try the luck of our run-out before the moon got powerful, so the cargo was shipped as quickly as possible.

  • So we kinda wanted yuh to stick around till he came and not do the run-out on us.

    Ralestone Luck|Andre Norton
  • The fish usually goes down when harpooned, and the line must be permitted to "run-out," or he would drag the boat after him.

    The Crater|James Fenimore Cooper