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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of outcrop.


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  • We drove up on a group of islanders in front of a row of weathered houses built against an outcropped rock.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • Out of the corner of his eye he could see her elbow resting against the outcropped pin of the frag grenade buried in the wall.

    Floating City

  • The depression between the ancient northern highland and the southern mountains climbed upward toward a wild landscape that outcropped in rugged crags.

    The Plains of Passage

  • After witnessing this process, we visited the mine itself, which outcropped near the apex of the hill, about a thousand feet above the furnaces.

    Memoirs of the Union's Three Great Civil War Generals

  • At times they were entirely hidden by the luxuriant growths, and at times they came out on little bald spots where rock outcropped to the exclusion of vegetation.

    The Call of the Beaver Patrol or, A Break in the Glacier

  • Several new varieties of thorn outcropped in Elvira's daily walk.

    Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905

  • The way back seemed short, with the slope of the hill in her favour, but the path was rough, broken and rutted, and several times she stumbled on outcropped stones. chapter 2 inmates

    St Peter's Finger

  • Where rock outcropped and in the sands of bright rapid streams we looked for signs of that gold, so stressed as though it were the only salvation!


  • This was spanned by two steel-wire carrying cables, secured above by "dead men" sunk in the soil, and below by a turn around a huge rock which outcropped amongst the tussock-grass on the flat, some fifty yards from the head of the boat harbour.

    The Home of the Blizzard Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

  • To the right and half-way down was a ten-foot ledge, and below that outcropped a steep bank of earth.

    The Ranch at the Wolverine


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