Outfly
Outfly Out*fly", v. t. [imp. {Outflew}; p. p. {Outflown}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Outflying}.] To surpass in flying; to fly beyond or faster than. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Winged with fear outflies the wind. --Waller. [1913 Webster]


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  • Outflew — Outfly Out*fly , v. t. [imp. {Outflew}; p. p. {Outflown}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Outflying}.] To surpass in flying; to fly beyond or faster than. Shak. [1913 Webster] Winged with fear outflies the wind. Waller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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