Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To remain in the open air; camp out.
  • To outdo in lying; be or show one's self to be a greater liar than.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To exceed in lying.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb rare (transitive) To tell more or better lies than.
  • verb rare To lie outside, or at the extremes or periphery.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From out- and lie in the sense of "tell a lie".

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From out and lie in the sense of "be located".

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