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  • v. Present participle of outwell.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An outflow.


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  • Breaking forth from the burg; was that burn's outwelling

    The Tale of Beowulf Sometime King of the Folk of the Weder Geats

  • Then presently the exercises were concluded, and the released auditors arose with an outwelling noise of multitudinous chatter, of shuffling feet, of rustling programs.

    The Certain Hour

  • The two sat there and looked at each other, with an outwelling of great content.

    Tiverton Tales

  • In India, at the opening of the Tertiary, there had been an outwelling of basalt, flooding to a depth of thousands of feet two hundred thousand square miles of the northwestern part of the peninsula, and similar inundations of lava occurred where are now the table-lands of Abyssinia.

    The Elements of Geology

  • It is evident that this bay, and the larger part of the "Sea of Nectar," have been created by an outwelling of liquid lavas, which formed a smooth floor over a portion of the pre-existing surface of the moon, and broke down and submerged a large part of the mountain ring of

    Other Worlds Their Nature, Possibilities and Habitability in the Light of the Latest Discoveries

  • It's the way it works in business; shit, look at the outwelling of fury that arises every time some Internet site has to move to a pay-for-content model.

    The Gift Of Democracy

  • -- if my pen treat of you lightly -- as haply it will wander -- yet my spirit hath gravely felt the wisdom of your custom, when sitting among you in deepest peace, which some outwelling tears would rather confirm than disturb, I have reverted to the times of your beginnings, and the sowings of the seed by Fox and Dewesbury.

    Country Life in Canada Fifty Years Ago Personal recollections and reminiscences of a sexagenarian


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