from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To put out; extinguish.
- prep. Out; out of; out from.
- adj. Being from without; strange; foreign; fremd; peculiar.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Out; out of; out from.
- Being from without; strange; foreign; peculiar: as, an outen man.
- To put out; extinguish: as, outen the light.
From out + -en. (Wiktionary)
From Middle English outen, uten, from Old English ūtan ("from outside, on the outside, without"), from Proto-Germanic *ūtô, *ūtan (“outside”), from Proto-Indo-European *ūd- (“up, over”). Cognate with Middle Low German ūten ("out, forth"), German außen ("outside, out"), Swedish utan ("without, free from"). More at out. (Wiktionary)