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  • v. Past participle of outride


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  • The men with the lanterns had now fallen into the rear, or rather, the equestrians of the rescue-party had outridden the pedestrians.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • No attendant was within sight; indeed, it was often a nice strain of flattery to permit the Sovereign to suppose he had outridden and distanced all the rest of the chase.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • Agesilaus meanwhile, considering that the horse had outridden the foot, but that he himself had the whole body of his own army entire, made haste to engage them.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • He also saw Manu Bappoo who had outridden the British pursuit and now gestured to Dodd from the gate-tower's turret.

    Sharpe's Fortress

  • He had far outridden them, and was alone in the undulating uplands, when he saw the first traces of the assault which had broken the empress's army.

    An Excellent Mystery

  • Still more horsemen had appeared in the gateway, several of Domville's outridden retinue, and among them Simon and Guy, by the look of their faces by no means eager to be noticed or take any part in this encounter.

    The Leper of Saint Giles

  • In one race he was quite clearly outridden in a tight finish by the champion jockey, but all he said about that was that he would improve, he supposed, with practice.


  • The effect of this speech, as the orator, pale, exhausted, shattered, unstrung, with nerves like the torn cordage of a ship that has outridden the tempest, descended from the tribune, baffles all description.

    Edmond Dantès

  • I knew that experience for having outridden many a gale in the mouth of the mighty St. Lawrence River.

    Over Prairie Trails

  • "So! has my news outridden me?" the man exclaimed in very evident amazement.

    The Yoke A Romance of the Days when the Lord Redeemed the Children of Israel from the Bondage of Egypt


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