Outward stroke
Outward Out"ward, a. 1. Forming the superficial part; external; exterior; -- opposed to {inward}; as, an outward garment or layer. [1913 Webster]

Though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day. --Cor. iv. 16. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to the outer surface or to what is external; manifest; public. ``Sins outward.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

An outward honor for an inward toil. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. Foreign; not civil or intestine; as, an outward war. [Obs.] --Hayward. [1913 Webster]

4. Tending to the exterior or outside. [1913 Webster]

The fire will force its outward way. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] -- {Out"ward*ly}, adv. -- {Out"ward*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

{Outward stroke}. (Steam Engine) See under {Stroke}. [1913 Webster]


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