fly out

fly out
Out Out (out), n. 1. One who, or that which, is out; especially, one who is out of office; -- generally in the plural. [1913 Webster]

2. A place or space outside of something; a nook or corner; an angle projecting outward; an open space; -- chiefly used in the phrase ins and outs; as, the ins and outs of a question. See under {In}. [1913 Webster]

3. (Print.) A word or words omitted by the compositor in setting up copy; an omission. [1913 Webster]

{To make an out} (Print.), (a) to omit something, in setting or correcting type, which was in the copy. (b) (Baseball) to be put out in one's turn at bat, such as to {strike out}, to {ground out}, or to {fly out}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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