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- (archaic, transitive) To outweigh.
- 1655, James Howell, “To Captain Tho. B.”, in Epistolæ Ho-Elianæ. Familiar Letters Domestic and Forren. […], volume (please specify the page), 3rd edition, London: […] Humphrey Mos[e]ley, […], OCLC 84295516:
- if your parts of virtue, and your infirmities were caſt into a balance, I know the first would much out-poise the other