Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. get or find by searching
  • v. cause to flee
  • v. force or drive out

Etymologies

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Examples

  • These were the concubines 'tablets, with which his majesty indicated his choice for the night; it was then Little An's task to rout out the appropriate houri, wrap her in the silk cloak, carry her to the gilt door, and shoot her in, no doubt with a cry of "Shop!"

    Flashman and the Dragon

  • I was quite wholly of a mind to go down and rout out Captain West to tell him my decision, when another presented itself: THEN ARE YOU,

    CHAPTER X

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