from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- prep. Out; out of; out from.
- adj. Being from without; strange; foreign; fremd; peculiar.
- v. To put out; extinguish.
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.
But she took no notice at all; nor could I get so much as a single word outen her.
P66 has "outen" (nothing) in this verse while P75 has "oute hen" (not one thing), which is simply a more emphatic form of "outen."
` An 'may yeh be damned,' sez he to her, an 'then to me, ` Jim, yeh — yeh git outen them good duds o' yourn; I want a right peart slice o 'thet forty acre ploughed 'fore dinner.'
Every those personal place objects if nonthings where soevers and they just done been doing being in a dromo of todos with-outen a bound to be your trowers.
For the lordes here han folk of certeyn nombre, als thei may suffise: but the grete Chane hathe every day folke at his costages and expenses, as with outen nombre.
And so thei eten every day in his court, mo than 30000 persones, with outen goeres and comeres.
Him, that is three and on, with outen begynnynge and withouten endynge; that is, with outen qualitee, good, and with outen quantytee, gret; that in alle places is present, and alle thinges conteynynge; the whiche that no goodnesse may amende, ne non evelle empeyre; that in perfeyte Trynytee lyvethe and regnethe God, be alle worldes and be alle tymes.
For the tolle and the custom of his marchantes is with outen estymacioun to ben nombred.
And the lady answerde, sythe that I may not withdrawe zou fro zoure lewed corage, I schal zeve zou with outen wysschinge, and to alle hem that schulle com of you.
Of the Lond where Wommen duellen with outen companye of men.