noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1819 outdoors

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  • Out of doors — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out-of-doors — n. Any location outside of any building, where the air is unconfined; the open air. Syn: outdoors, air, open air, open. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out of doors — adv outside, not in a building = ↑outdoors ≠ ↑indoors ▪ The kids spent all their time out of doors. see usage note ↑out1 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Out of doors — Door Door, n. [OE. dore, dure, AS. duru; akin to OS. dura, dor, D. deur, OHG. turi, door, tor gate, G. th[ u]r, thor, Icel. dyrr, Dan. d[ o]r, Sw. d[ o]rr, Goth. daur, Lith. durys, Russ. dvere, Olr. dorus, L. fores, Gr. ?; cf. Skr. dur, dv[=a]ra …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out-of-doors — /owt euhv dawrz , dohrz /, adj. 1. Also, out of door. outdoor. n. 2. (used with a sing. v.) outdoors. [1800 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • out-of-doors — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. in the open, outside, open air; see out 2 , 5 , outdoor , outdoors …   English dictionary for students

  • out of doors — adverb Date: 1603 outdoors …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • out-of-doors — 1. adverb outdoors 2. noun outdoors …   Wiktionary

  • Out of Doors (Bartók) — Out of Doors is a set of five piano solo pieces, Sz. 81, BB 89, written by Béla Bartók in 1926. Out of Doors (Hungarian: Szabadban, German: Im Freien, French: En Plein Air) is among the very few instrumental compositions by Bartók with… …   Wikipedia

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