outbye
or outby adverb Etymology: Middle English (Scots) out-by, from out + by Date: 15th century chiefly Scottish a short distance away; also outdoors

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  • outbye — out·bye …   English syllables

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  • outby — adverb see outbye * * * outby or outbye /owt bīˈ or oot bīˈ/ adverb (Scot) 1. Out of doors 2. A little way off 3. Outwards 4. Towards the shaft (mining) adjective /owtˈ or ootˈ/ 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • outby — adverb see outbye …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • inbye — adverb a) pertaining to the direction towards the coal face. b) When above ground, pertaining to the direction towards the house. See Also: outbye …   Wiktionary

  • out|by — out|bye or out|by «OWT BY», adverb. Scottish. out a little way; outside: »Step outbye to the door a minute (Robert Louis Stevenson) …   Useful english dictionary

  • out|bye — or out|by «OWT BY», adverb. Scottish. out a little way; outside: »Step outbye to the door a minute (Robert Louis Stevenson) …   Useful english dictionary

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