Turn-outs
Turn-out Turn"-out`, n.; pl. {Turn-outs}. 1. The act of coming forth; a leaving of houses, shops, etc.; esp., a quitting of employment for the purpose of forcing increase of wages; a strike; -- opposed to lockout. [1913 Webster]

2. A short side track on a railroad, which may be occupied by one train while another is passing on a main track; a shunt; a siding; a switch. [1913 Webster]

3. That which is prominently brought forward or exhibited; hence, an equipage; as, a man with a showy carriage and horses is said to have a fine turn-out. [1913 Webster]

4. The aggregate number of persons who have come out, as from their houses, for a special purpose. [1913 Webster]

5. Net quantity of produce yielded. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


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