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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of outsail.

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Examples

  • Fast as the Reindeer could sail, the junk outsailed her; and to avoid running her down I hauled a little closer on the wind.

    YELLOW HANDKERCHIEF

  • The latest Pirates installment, outsailed its predecessor.

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  • Tthe latest Pirates installment, outsailed its predecessor.

    Depp's 'Pirates' Hauls In Record Bounty For Disney

  • These, with the exception of one ship, all outsailed them and got safe into

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • The Athenians perceiving their intention extended their own wing and outsailed them, while their left had by this time passed the point of Cynossema.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Though Ranger “far outsailed” Hussar, Gurley reported, he was able to lose the American ship by making short tacks and sailing into shallow shoal water.

    John Paul Jones

  • The Athenians perceiving their intention extended their own right wing and outsailed them, 5 while their left had by this time passed the point of Cynossema.

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

  • The Athenians perceiving their intention extended their own right wing and outsailed them, 5 while their left had by this time passed the point of Cynossema.

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

  • Though Ranger “far outsailed” Hussar, Gurley reported, he was able to lose the American ship by making short tacks and sailing into shallow shoal water.

    John Paul Jones

  • Before long, he had outsailed all but the fifty-gun ship, when he espied ahead of him the entire English Channel fleet, including twenty-eight ships of the line several of which were three-deckers, and a number of frigates, sloops of war, and cutters, extending in a line southward for about nine miles from the Isle of Wight.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

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