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- v. To sleep longer than or beyond.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To exceed in sleeping.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To sleep beyond.
When he did recollect, he rose quietly, extinguished the gas and made the room as dark as possible, in hopes that Bovey might outsleep himself in the morning.
Oh to drink of it again, and to lay her head upon the pillow and outsleep the day!
Then, I thank God, I have vast blessings; I have preserved my eyes, ears, and teeth; I have no pain left; and I would bet with any dormouse that it cannot outsleep me.
Christ may sleep when his church is in a storm, but he will not outsleep himself: the time, the set time to favour his distressed church, will come, Ps. cii.
CHAPTER X. "I fear we shall outsleep the coming morn