Open
Open O"pen, n. Open or unobstructed space; clear land, without trees or obstructions; open ocean; open water. ``To sail into the open.'' --Jowett (Thucyd.). [1913 Webster]

Then we got into the open. --W. Black. [1913 Webster]

{In open}, {In th open}, in full view; without concealment; openly. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster +PJC]


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