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happen ; to take place.

Oc-ciir'rence, n. Incident ; accidental eyent.

O'cean (o'shan), n. Whole body of salt
water on the earth : — one of its five great
divisions : — immense quantity or extent.

6-ce-an'ic (6-she-an'jk), a. Relating to, or
like, tte ocean.

o'ce-lot, n. South American wild-cat.

6'phre (o'ker), n. Species of clay, used as a
pigment.

6e'ta-gon, n. Figure of eight
sides and eight angles.

9c-tag'o-nal, a. Having eight
angles and eight sides.

6c-ta-he'dral, a. Pertaining to Octagon
an octahedron.

6c-ta-he'dron, «. Solid having eight sides.

Qc-tin'gA-lar, a. Having eight sides.

oc'tave, n. ' Eighth day after a festival : —
eighth tone in music ; interval between the
first and the eighth tone.

Qc-ta'v5, n. Book formed by folding the
sheets into eight leaves each.

pc-to'ber, n. Tenth month of the year.

Oc-to-§e-na'ri-an, n. Person eighty years
old.

6c'to-piis, M. Eight-armed cuttle-fish.

6c'ti-ple, o. Eight-fold.

6c'i-lar, a. Belating to the eye : — received
or receiving by the eye.

6c'i-list, n. Surgeon of diseases of the eye.

6dd, a. Not even ; not paired : — left remain-
ing : — singular ; unusual.

Sdd'i-tx, n. State of being odd ; that which
is odd.

6dd§ (odz), n. sing. & pi. Excess of one
thing over another ; inequality : — advan-
tage : — disagreement ; variance.

ode, n. Poem ; song ; lyric poem.

O'dious (od'yus or o'de-us), a. Hateful;
detestable : — invidious.

i'dium^' I "• ^°™^*y ; hatred :— blame.

6' dor, n. Smell ; odor ; fragrance.

6-dor-ifer-ous, a. Giving odor ; fragrant.

6'dor-15s*s, a. Without odor.

O'dor-oiis, a. Having scent ; fragrant.

o'er (or), ad. Contraction for over.

(E-soph'a-gus (e-sof'a-gus), n. Passage for
food between the throat and stomach.

6f (6v), prep. From ; made from : — belong-
ing to ; concerning ; with reference to : —
during.

Of-. Latin prefix, a form of ob — as, offered.

6flF (6f or auf), ad. Away : — expressing
annulment or cancellation. — 2, interj.
Away ! begone ! — 3, prep. Not on : —
away from. — 4, a. Unfavorable.



6f'fal, n. Waste meat ; carrion ; refuse.

Qf-fince', n. Act of offending ; state of
being offended ; that which offends : —
sin ; crime : — aggression.

Qf-fend', V. a. To displease ; to affront : — to
transgress ; to sin.

Of-fend'er, n. Criminal ; transgressor.

Qf-fen'sive, a. Displeasing; nauseous;
causing offence ; — aggressive.

6ffer, V. a. To present : — to sacrifice : — to
propose : — to attempt, — 2, v. n. To be
present; to present one's self. — 3, n.
Proposal : — attempt : — price bid.

6ffer-ing, n. Act of making an offer ;
thing offered ; sacrifice.

6flf -hand, ad. At the moment ; without
study or hesitation.

Sffice, n. Position of duty and trust : —
customary duty ; function : — place where
business is transacted ; people occupying
such place.

6ffi-cer, n. One who holds oflice or com-
mand. — 2, V. a. To furnish with oflicers.

Qf-fi"cial (of-fish'al). a. Pertaining to, or
derived from, oflSce : — authoritative. — 2, n.
Ofiicer.

9f-fi"ci-ate (9f-fish'e-at), v. n. To dis-
charge or perform an office.

Qf-fi"cious (9f-fish'us), a. Forward ; med-
dling ; obtrusive.

5ff'ing, w. Deep water at a distance from the
sea-shore : — distance from the shore, at sea.

5ff'scour-ing, n. Rejected matter ; refuse.

Sff'set, w. Sprout ; shoot of a plant : —
equivalent. — 2, v. a. To cancel by an
equivalent.

5ff' spring, n. Child ; children ; progeny.

Oft (oft or auft), ad. Often ; frequently.

§J!®"V- l(6rfu or au'fn), ad. Fre-

6'gle (6'gl), V. a. To view with side glances,
playfully or fondly. — 2, n. Ogling glance.

6'gre (o'gur), n. Imaginary giant, feeding
on human flesh : — cruel monster.

6h (o), interj. Same as 0.

Ohm, n. The electrical unit of resistance.

Oil, n. Liquid fat existing in animal, vege-
table, and mineral substances. — 2, v. a. To
smear or lubricate with oil.

Oil' -cloth, n. Cloth coated with oil-paint.

Oil' -paint, n. Pigment mixed with oil.

Oil' -stone, n. Stone for sharpening edge-
tools.

Oil'jr, a. Containing oil ; greasy:— unctuoua
in speech or manner.

Oint'ment, n. Healing salve or unguent.

6'kra. it. Plant with nutritious mucilagi-
nous pods.

Old, a. Advanced in years : — worn out with
use or age : — former ; ancient ; antique :
— long practiced.

Old'en told'n), a. Same as old.

0-le-a|''i-nou8, a. Oily ; unctuous.

O-le-an'der, n. Evergreen shrub with fr»«
grant red or white flowers.



OLEASTEK



211



OPPONENT




5-le-5s'ter, n. Tree like the olive.

6-le-9-mar'g:^-rine, w. Artificial butter
made from auimal fats.

Ql-fac't9-rx, n. Organ or sense of smell. —
2, a. Pertaining to, or connected with,
the sense of smell. [garchy.

8l'i-g:arph, n. Member or ruler in an oli-

61-i-garph'al, ) a. Relating to an oli-

6l-i-garj5h'i-cal,j garchy ; aristocratic.

51'i-gar-phj:, «. Government in the hands
of a few persons.

6l'ive, n. Evergreen shrub, and its oily
fruit, for which^it is cultivated : — emblem
of peace. — 2, a. Produced from, or like,
the olive : — dark brownish green in color.

9-me'g9,, n. Last letter of the Greek alpha-
bet : — the end. — Alpha and Omega, the first
and the last.

Ome'let (om'let), n. Sort of pancake made
of eggs and other ingredients.

O'men, n. Sign ; prognostic.

5m'i-nous, a. Foreboding ; threatening.

9-mis'si9n (9-mIsh'un), n. Act of omitting ;
neglect ; failure ; that which is omitted.

9-mit', v. tt. ..To leave out : — to leave undone ;
to neglect.

6m'ni-biis, n. Large,
covered, four-
wheeled vehicle
for passengers.

Qm-nip'9-tence, n.
State of being om-
nipotent; almighty
power.

Qm-nip'o-tent, a.
Almighty ; all-powerful, — 2, n,
mighty ; God.

Sm-ni-pre§'ent, a. Present in every place
at the same time. — 6m-ni-pre§'ence, n.

9m-ni" sclent (9m-nish'eut), a. Knowing
all things ; having universal knowledge.
— Qm-nJ" science, n.

^m-niv'o-rous, a. Devouring every thing ;
eating food of every sort.

iiii,prep. At, or against, the surface of: —
by contact with : — near to, in place or
time : — during : — directly after ; in conse-
quence of: — directed toward: — connected
with : — in addition to : — by virtue of. — 2,
ad. Forward ; onward : — in progress. — 3,
inter). Go in ! proceed !'

Once (wuns), ad. One time: — formerly: —
at any time : — as soon as.

One (wun), <i. & pron. Denoting a single
thing or unit ; any ; single ; individual :
— undivided ; united.

6n'§r-oQs, a. Burdensome ; oppressive ;
heavy.

On'ion (un'yun), n. Bulbous edible root.

On'ljr (on'lg), a. Single ; alone of its kind.
— 2, ad. Simply ; singly ; merely. — 3,
conj. Except that ; but.

5n'set, n. Attack ; assault. [den attack.

dn'slaught (on'slawt), n. Furious or sud-

" ' ad. ~

Sn'wardg, T in front,



Omnibus.



The Al-



On'ward, ) ad. Forward ; toward a point
J.ji



Sn'ward, a. ttoving in a forward direction :

_ — advanced. [variegated in color.

6'nfx (o'niks), «. Valuable kind of quartz,

68ze, n. Soft mud ; mire : — gentle or slight
flow. — 2, V. n. To leak ; to percolate : — to
run gently ; to drip.

68z'x (oz'e), a. Miry ; like ooze.

Op-. Latin prefix, a form of oh — as, oppress.

O-pac'i-tx, w. Quality of being opaque.

O'pal, n. Stone of changeable colors,

0-p#l-es'cent, a. Resembling opal in lustre.
— O-pal-es'cence, n.

o'pal-ine, a. Relating to, or like, opal.

Q-paque' (9-pak'), a. Not transparent;
.impervious to light : — not clear ; obscure.

Ope, V. To open — used in poetry.

Open (o'pn), V. To unclose: — to unlock:
— to expand : — to explain : — to begin. — 2,
a. Unclosed ; free of access : — unob-
structed : — public : — exposed : — free ; dis-
engaged : — unsettled, as an account or a
question : — candid ; artless.

5'pen-ing, n. That which opens or is open -
— beginning : — opportunity.

6'pen-ljr (o'pn-le), ad. Publicly: — plainly,

6p'e-ra, «. Drama performed wholly or
chiefly in song.

6p'e-ra-bouffe (-bftf), n. Comic opera.

6p'e-ra-grl$ss, n. Small double telescope
for use at theatres.

6p'er-ate, v. To act ; to exert power ; to
produce an effect : — to perform a surgical
operation. [opera.

6p-e-rat'ic, a. Like, or relating to, an

6p-er-a'ti9n, n. Actor method of operating ;
agency ;" that which is accomplished or
effected : — surgical treatment of the body.

6p'er-a-tive, a. Active ; efficacious. — 2, n.
Artisan : — worker in a mill.

6p'er-a-tor, n. One who operates,

5p-e-ret'ta, n. Light and short opera.

Q-phid'i-^n, n. Reptile of the snake kind.

Oph-thal'mi-a, ) n. Inflammation of the

6ph'thal-mjr, J eyes.

Qph-thal'mic (op-thal'm|k or 9f-thai'm}k),

_ a. Relating to the eye!

6'pi-ate, a. Medicine that causes sleep.

Q-pIne', V. n. To judge ; to suppose.

9-pin'ion (9-pTn'yun), n. That which la
thought ; individual belief or judgment.



9-pin'ion-at-ed, )

' e.j •



Obstinate in opinion.



2-pin'ion-a-tive,

o'pi-um, n. Concreted juice of the white

poppy, a powerful narcotic.
Qp-9-del'-

d 9 c, n.

Liniment

of soap

dissolved

in a 1 c o-

hol, with

camphor,

&c.
9-pos'sum, n.
9p-po'nent, n

sary, — 2, a.




Opossum.

[ruped.
American marsupial quad*
One who opposes ; advei^
Opposite ; adverse.



OPPORTUNE



212



ORGAN



Cp'por-tSne, a. Seasonable ; convenient ;
timely. [or suitable time.

Sp-por-tii'ni-tx, n. Chance or occasion ; fit

Qp-po$e', V. To be opposite to : — to combat ;
to contend with.

Sp'po-§ite, a. Placed over against ; facing :
— contrary to ; opposing.

6p-po-§i"tion (6p-p9-zish'un), n. Act of
opposing ; state of being opposed ; that
■which opposes : — party on the other side.

Qp-press', V. a. To overburden : — to sub-
due ; to crush : — to cause a sensation of
pressure.

Qp-pres'sion (op-presh'yn), n. Act of op-
pressing '; state of being oppressed ; tyr-
anny ; cruelty.

Qp-pres'sive, a. Tyrannical : — burdensome :
— heavy ; overpowering, as the atmos-

Qp-prSss'^r, n. One who oppresses, [phere.

Qp-pro'bri-ous, o. Expressing opprobrium :
— infamous.

Op-pro'bri-Gm, n. Disgrace ; infamy : —
abusive language. [attack.

Op-pugTi' (op-pun'), V. a. To oppose ; to

6p'ta-tive, a. Expressing desire — applied
to a mood of a verb.

6p'tic, n. Organ of sight ; eye.

5p'tic, "I a. Relating to sight or to

6p'ti-cal, J optics.

Qp-ti"cian (op-tieh'an), n. One skilled in
optics :— dealer in optical instruments.

6p'tics, n. Science of light and vision.

6p'ti-mi§m, n. Doctrine that every thing
is ordered for the best.

6p'ti-mist, n. Believer in optimism.

6p-ti-mis'tic, a. Relating to, or character-
ized by, optimism ; hopeful ; sanguine.

Sp'tion, n. Power or right of choosing;
act of choice.

5p'tion-al, a. Depending upon choice.

6p'A-lent, a. Wealthy ; affluent. — 6p'A-
lence, 5p'6-len-C5:, n.

Or, conj. Disjunctive particle, marking an
alternative, following either — as, either
this or that.

6r'a-cle, n. Response delivered by super-
natural wisdom, or the power supposed to
dehver such : — one famed for wisdom.

O-rac'i-lar, a. Pertain-
ing to, or like, an ora-
cle ; wise : — equivocal.

O'ral, a. Delivered by
mouth ; spoken.

6r'an§e, n. Tropical
tree, and its well-
known juicy fruit : — ._B___, ;_^
reddish-yellow color. t^i^^HK|3^^'P'''
— 2, a. Relatiug to ^ IMBnU^^pCr
an orange : — of an ^^^■^iw'"'""la ^
orange color.

Sr'an-^er-x, n. Planta-
tion of orange-trees. Orang-outang.

0-r5nff'-3u-tang', | „ j^ man-like ape.

O'rane-ou'tang, J

Q-ra'tion, n. Public cpeeeh ; declamation ;
eloquent discourse.




5z^a-t9r, n. Eloquent speaker; public
speaker.

5r-a-tor'i-c^ a. Relating to oratory ; like
an orator." [or drama.

6r-a,-t6'ri-5, n. Sacred musical composition

6r'^-to-rx, n. Art of public speaking ; elo-
quence : — place for private worship.

Orb, rt. Sphere : — planet : — circle ; orbit : —

Or* bit, n. Path described by a heavenly
body in its revolution.

Or'bi-tal, a. Relating to an orbit.

Or' chard, n. Grarden of fruit-trees.

Or'chard-ist, n. One who cultivates an or-
chard.

5r'^hes-tra, n. Place in a theatre for musi-
cians ; Band of musicians playing con-
certed music upon various stringed and
wind-instruments.

Or'phes-tral, a. Relating to, or performed
by, an orchestra.

Or'^hid, n. Order of plants comprising
many varieties, remarkable for their gro-
tesquely shaped flowers.

Or'phil, n. Species of lichen, and a violet
dye obtained from it.

br'phis, n. Genus of plants of the orchid
family.

Qr-dain', v. a. To decree ; to appoint : — to
admit to the priesthood.

Or'de-al, n. Form of trial ; severe test or
experience.

Or'der, n. Regular arrangement : — estab-
lished method of procedure ; rule ; ob-
servance of rule ; discipline : — large
natural division ; class ; species : — rank :
— organized body, as a religious fi-aternity:
— command ; instruction : — j)l. admission
to the priesthood ; priestly office. — 2, v. a.
To arrange : — to command.

br'der-ljr, a. In good order : — methodicaU
— 2, n. Military attendant.

Or'di-nal, a. Denoting a number which
expresses order, as first, second. — 2, n.
Ordinal number: — ritual for ordaining
priests.

br'di-nance, n. Law ; decree : — rite.

Or'di-na-ri-lx, ad. Commonly ; usually.

Or'di-na-rx, a. According to rule ; custom-
ary ; usual : — of inferior quality, rank, or
merit. — 2, w. Ecclesiastical judge : —
bishop's deputy : — eating-place where
regular meals are provided, and their
fixed price.

Or-di-na'tion, n. Act of ordaining ; cere-
mony of admission to the priesthood.

Ord'nance, n. Cannon ; heavy artillery.

brd'6re (ord'yur), n. Dung ; filth ; excre-
ment.

Ore, n. Metal in its native or mineral form.

Or'gran, w. Part of an animal or vegetable
body fitted to perform a particular func-
tion : — instrument : — means of communi-
cation : — large musical wind-instrument,
with several sets of pipes, and one or more
sets of key a



OKGANIC



213



OTHERWISE



Qr-?Sn'ie, a. Relating to, possessing, or

acting' by means of, organs ; organized.
<iT'ga,n-i§m, n. Organized structure ; living

being,
iir'gan-ist, n. One who plays on the organ.
6r-gan-i-za'tion, n. Act of organizing;
state of being organized ; that which is
organized ; organism : — organized society
or corporation.
br'gan-Tze, v. a. To form into a whole
composed of specific parts, each one per-
forming a special function : — to found and
establish.

5r'&ie,)n. ; pi. Or'Jieg (or'jiz). Frantic

<}r'Jx» /or drunken revel.

o'ri-el, M. Bay-window.

O'ri-ent, a. Rising, as the sun : — eastern.
— 2, n. Place of the sun's rising ; east —
opposed to Occident.

6-ri-ent'al, a. Eastern. — 2, n. Inhabitant
of the East.

6-ri-ent'al-ist, «. Oriental : — one versed in
oriental learning.

O'ri-fn-tate, v. To turn toward the east : —
to arrange mentally : — to place to advan-
tage, [aperture.

6r'i-fice, n. Opening shaped like a mouth ;

5r'i-§in, n. Birth ; beginning : — source ;
derivation.

9-rif i-nal, n. Origin : — first copy : — un-
usual person. — 2, a. Primary: — not
copied ; new : — having new ideas. — Q-ri§'-
i-nal'i-tx, n.

Q-rif'i-nail-ljr, ad. From the beginning ;
at first.*

Q-rifi-nate, v. a. To cause to exist. — 2,
V. n. To begin to exist.

^-rifi-na'tion, n. Act or mode of origi-
nating.

9-ri§'i-na-tor, n. One
who originates.

O'ri-ole, «. Species of
song-bird, with bril-
liant plumage.

9-ri'on, «. The Hunter,
a southern constella-
tion.

5r'i-gon, n. Prayer;
supplication,

Or'lop, n. Lowest deck,
especially in a war-ship.

Or'na-ment, «. That which adds beauty ;
decoration.— 2, v. a. To beautify ; to
adorn.

Or-na-ment'al, a. Serving to ornament.

<Jr-na-men-ta'tion, n. Act of ornamenting ;
adornment ; embellishment.

iJr'nate, o. Decorated ; highly finished.

dr-ni-tho-lo^'j-cal, a. Relating to orni-
thology.

<Jr-ni-thol'9-|'l3t, n. One versed in orni-

_^ thology. [birds.

Or-ni-thol'o-fj;. «• Science and study of

6r-ni-tho-rhyn'phas, n. Australian animal,
having' a body like an otter, and a snout
like a duck's bilL




Oriole.



6r-o-gr5ph'ic, ) a. Relating to orogra*

6r-o-irraph'i-cal, / phy.

Q-rogr'ra-phy, n. Science and study of the

structure of mountains.
5r'phan, n. Child who has lost either father
or mother, or both, — 2, a. Bereft of
_ parents, or of a parent.
Or'phan-afe, n. State of an orphan :—

asylum for orphans.
Sr're-rjr, n. Instrument to show the rela^
tive positions and motions of the heavenly
bodies.

Sr'ris, n. Fragrant root of a kind of iria,
used as a perfume.

Or'tho-dox, a. Sound in doctrine : — accord-
ing to received doctrine: — conventionaL
— Or'tho-dox-x, n.

Or'tho-e-pist, n. One versed in orthoepy.

Or'tho-§-p3r, n. Art of correct pronuncia-
tion : — mode of pronunciation.

Qr-thog'ra-ph§r, n. One versed in orthog-
raphy.

Or-tho-graph'ic, \ a. Relating to orthog-

6r-tho-ffraph'i-c^l, / raphy.

Qr-thog ra-phjr, m. Art of spelling words
correctly : — mode of spelling.

Sr'to-lan, n. Small bird like the bunting,
esteemed as food.

6'sa|-e-or'an§e, n. Spreading, ornamental
tree of the mulberry family.

6s' oil-late, v. n. To vibrate like a pendu-
lum : — to vary between limits.

6s-cil-la'tion, n. Act of oscillating ; vibra-
tion : — variation.

Ss'ci-late, v. a. To kiss : — to touch slightly.

6s-cfi-la'tion, n. Act of osculating; kis8«
— slight contact.

6'§ier (o'zher), n. Kind of willow-tree.

Ss'prey, n. Large hawk
that preys on fish.

Ss'se-oiis (or osh'^-us), a.
Composed of, or resem
bling, bone.

6s-si-fi-ca'tion, n. Act of
ossifying ; ' change into
bony substance ; ossified
tissue.

Ss'si-fy, V. To change into
bone.

Os-ten'si-ble, a. Professed ; apparent.

6s-ten-ta'tion, n. Ambitious or vulgar dis-
play ; boasting.

63-ten-ta'tious, a. Making display ; fond
of show ; vain.

6s-te-ol'o-|-x, n. Science of the bones,

Sst'l^r (Os'ler), n. Same as hostler.

ds'tra-cT^m, n. Act of ostracizing ; banish*
ment : — intentional neglect.

ds'tra-cTze, v. a. To expel by popular vote ;
to banish : — to shun completely.

ds'trich, n. Largest known bird, noted for
its beautiful plumes,

6th'er ( Qth'gr), |>ron. Not the same; dif-
ferent one : — second of two : — opposite.

Otfi'er-wlfe, ad. Differently ; in anoth«f
way. — 2, cojy. Else ; but for this.




Osprey.



OTTAR



214



OUTWARDLY




5t'tar, or 5t'to, n. Same as attar.

6t'ter, w. Aquatic animal like the weasel,
valued for its
fur.

5fto-man, n.
Turk : — kin d
of low couch :
— hassock. — 2,
a. Relating to

the Turks, or Otter

the Turkish empire.

Oug'ht (awt), n. Same as aught. — 2, v. de-
fective. To be under obligation ; to be

_^ necessary or suitable.

Ounce, n. Sixteenth part of an avoirdupois
pound : — twelfth part of a troy pound : —
kind of leopard.

5fir, pron. & a. ; possessive of we. Pertain-
ing or belonging to us.

OQr§, proti. poss. Belonging to us. [others.

OQr-selve§', pron. recip. We or us, not

Oust, V. a. To remove ; to eject.

Ofit, ad. Not within ; away ; abroad : — to
the end : — into publicity or openness : — at
a loss : — at odds, — 2, inter). Away ! Be-
gone !

Out-. Anglo-Saxon prefix, signifying be-
yond, ovlside — as outlaw.

Out-bid', V. a. To bid beyond.

Ofit'break, n. A breaking out ; disturbance ;
eruption.

Out'-build-ing', n. Separate building be-
longing to the main house.

5ut'biirst, n. Explosion ; outbreak.

Qiit'cast, p. a. Cast out : — degraded. — 2, n.

^^ Exile ; vagabond ; degraded person.

5ut'c6me, n. Result ; issue.

SQt'cry, n. Cry of distress ; clamor.

Oflt-do', V. a. To excel ; to surpass.

bflt'er, a. Being without ; external.

6(5t'er-most, a. Remotest ; farthest out.

OQt-face', V. a. To stare at bravely or im-

_ pudently ; to confront boldly.

Sfit'fit, n. Act or means of fitting out ;
equipment.

5fit-ten'er-al, i;. a. To exceed in military
skill, or in manceuvres.

5fit-go', V. a. To surpass ; to go beyond.

5fit'g:o, «. Expenditure.

Oiit'go-ing', «. Quitting ; departing. — 2, n.

^^ Act of going out : — outlay ; expenditure.

5fit-grow', V. a. To surpass in growth : — to
grow out of, or away from.

bfit' growth, H. Offshoot : — result.

Sfit'-hbflse, w. Separate building belonging
to a house, as a stable ; out-building.

OQt'ing, «. Excursion ; airing.

Ofit-iand'ish, a. Foreign:— uncouth; absurd.

OGt-list^,/». a. To last longer than.

5fit'law, n. Person outlawed.— 2, v. a. To
place beyond the protection or action of
the law.

bfit'lSw-ry, n. Act of outlawing ; state of
being an outlaw.

bflt'lay, n. Sum expended ; expenditure.

OQt'let, n. Passage outwaid ; egress.



Sfit'line, V. a. To form an outline of. — 2, n.
Defining or bounding line : — figure or
sketch formed by a definiug line or lines;
— rough draft or general features of any
thing, as a scheme.

Oiit-live', V. a. To live beyond ; to survive.

oat'look (oat'luk), n. Vigilant watch:
— prospect.

Oflt'ly-ing, a. Lying bfyond, or on the
outskirts.

Oflt-num'ber, v. a. To exceed in number.

OQt'post, «. Station outside the camp, or
remote from the army, and troops so sta-
tioned.

Oflt-pour'ing', n. Act of pouring out ; effu-
sion.

Ofit'pfit, n. Quantity of product, as from a
mine or mill.

<i(it'ra|:e, n. Open violence ; wantoo abuse :
— great or flagrant wrong. — 2, v. a. To
abuse wantonly : — to shock greatly.

Ofit-ra'feous (oQt-ra'jus), a. Excessively
violent : — exceeding all bounds.

Oflt-reach', v. a. To go beyond ; to over-
reach, [than.

Ofit-ride', V. a. To ride beyond, or faster

OGt'rId-fr, n. Attendant on horseback,
accompanying a carriage.

6fit'rig:-§er, n. Spar of a ship for extending
ropes or sails : — float on a projecting spar,
to prevent a boat from upsetting : — row-
lock on a projecting bracket, and a boat
so equipped.

Out-right' (oGt-rlf), ad. Immediately:
— completely.

Ofit-ri'val, V. a. To surpass in a contest.

Ofit-riin', j;. a. To run faster than : — to
exceed.

Oflt-aail', V. a. To leave behind in sailing.

Out-sell', V. a. To make more sales : — to sell
for a higher price.

Ofit'sSt, w. Opening ; beginning.

Ofit-shine', V. a. To excel in lustre or bril-
liancy.

Oiit'side, n. Outer surface ; exterior : — fur-
thest limit. — 2, a. Outer ; exterior : — ex-
treme.

Out-side' , prep. At the outside of ; without.

6(it'sid-er, n. One not belonging to a class
or society.

bfit' skirt, w. Suburb ; outer edge.

oQt-spok'en (-spok'n), a. Apt to speak
one's mind ; frank and candid.

Ofit-spok'en-ness, n. Quality or character
of being outspoken ; frank candor.

bflt-spread', v. a. To spread out ; to expand.

oQt-st5nd'ing, a. Prominent : — uncollected;
unpaid.

oQt-strip', V. a. To go faster than ; to leave
behind.

Ofit-vote', V. a. To defeat by votes.
oQt'ward, a. External :— to the outside,
ofit' ward, ) ad. To outward, or foreign,
bflt'wardg, j parts.

oQt'ward-ly, ad. Externally ; to appear*
ance.



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5<lt-we4r', V. a. To be more durable than.
Oiit- weigh' (ofit-wa,'), v. a. To exceed in

weight, value, or importance.
6flt-wit', V. a. To defeat by stratagem.
Sflt'work (-wtirk), M. Defence outside the

main fortification.
oiit- work' (-wiirk'), v. a. To work more or

faster than.
Su'zel (6'zl), n.

Bird of several

species, resem-

bling the

thrush.
6'val, a. Shaped

like an egg. —

2, n. Figure

in the shape of

an egg.

g-va'ri-an, a. Relating to an ovary.
o'va-ry, n. Organ which secretes the eggs,
6'vate, n. Shaped like an egg. [or seeds.
Q-va'tion, n. Tribute of applause and ad-
miration to a hero or favorite.
Ov'en (tiv'vn), n. Cavity, especially in a

stove, constructed to bake in.
6'ver, prep. Above ; across : — throughout :

—beyond ; in excess of: — on account of. —

2, ad. Past ; at an end : — ^from one place

to another : — further along ; — in excess : —

throughout ; again.— 3, a. Upper : — ex-
cessive.
Over- Anglo-Saxon prefix, signifying above

— as, overarch.
6-v§r-act', V. To act to excess.
o'ver-Sll§, n. pi. Loose trousers worn over

others. [awe.

O-ver-Swe', v. a. To restrain or subdue by
O-ver-bal'ance, v. a. To outweigh : — to



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