from The Century Dictionary.

  • To spring forth.
  • To originate; descend.

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

  • intransitive verb To spring out; to issue.

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

  • verb intransitive To spring out.


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  • In a later chapter I will allude again to this humane outspring of the anti-slavery movement of those days and merely say that such men as William Lloyd Garrison, Wendell Phillips and many others were enrolled among its most active members.

    Sunshine and Shadow of Slave Life. Reminiscences As Told by Isaac D. Williams to "Tege"

  • As the firmest enemy of modern ethics based upon scientific knowledge of natural laws, there stands the Christian religion, the outspring of the Jewish one, which former, resting upon the principle of the necessary subordination of woman to man, in consequence thereof energetically combats the attempts for equal rights to both sexes, and, as far as lies in its power, ever will and must combat the same.

    The Woman's Bible


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