from The Century Dictionary.
- Extremest; remotest.
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First, in refraining the power of the devil, like as it is said (Apocalypsis vicesimo), of the angel that bound the devil and sent him into abysm, that is the pit of hell; and Tobit, which saith that the angel Raphael bound the devil in the outerest desert.
He was the cruellest, wickedest, out – and – outerest old flint that ever drawed breath.’