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outswell (third-person singular simple present outswells, present participle outswelling, simple past outswelled, past participle outswelled or outswollen)
- (transitive, obsolete) To exceed in swelling.
- (transitive, obsolete) To swell beyond; to overflow.
- 1610, John Mason, The Turke:
- a rocke
Whose eminence outswelles the raging flood
- c. 1602, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Troylus and Cressida”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, [Act IV, scene v]:
- Blow, villain, till thy sphered bias-cheek
Outswell the colic of puff'd Aquilon
- “outswell”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.