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Outleap

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Outleap A sally. "Thousand escapes of wit."
    • v. t Outleap To surpass in leaping.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n outleap A sally; flight; escape.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Outleap owt′lēp a sally, flight.
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Usage

In literature:

Baldassarre belonged to a race to whom the thrust of the dagger seems almost as natural an impulse as the outleap of the tiger's talons.
"Romola" by George Eliot
Now, in experience desire anticipates and outleaps action and fact rebuffs desire.
"Creative Intelligence" by John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen
Solemn thoughts outleaping life, immortal aspirations of my soul toward your soul.
"The Letters of Anne Gilchrist and Walt Whitman" by Walt Whitman
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In poetry:

Why not sempiternal
Thou and I? Our vernal
Brightness keeping,
Time outleaping;
Passed the hodiernal!
"To Outer Nature" by Thomas Hardy