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out

1. Politics not in office or authority
2. Baseball an instance of the putting out of a batter; putout

out

A term used in air traffic control communications meaning the conversation is over and no further response is expected.
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And he put the bill in his pocket, and poured Jurgis out a glass of beer, and set it on the counter.
And the "nigger" in him was surprised when the white friend put out his hand for a shake with him.
Coming up again to the marsh level out of this excavation - for the rude path lay through it - I saw a light in the old sluice-house.
Second, you let the enemy out o' this here trap for nothing.
I governed it to perfection for ten days; and lost my rest all the time; and learned to look down upon all the governments in the world; I got out of it by taking to flight, and fell into a pit where I gave myself up for dead, and out of which I escaped alive by a miracle.
To be thrust out of the discussion in this way would have been enough to complete Mrs.
I sat there an hour one morning waiting for Anderson, with only her and a little girl or two in the room, the governess being sick or run away, and the mother in and out every moment with letters of business, and I could hardly get a word or a look from the young lady-- nothing like a civil answer--she screwed up her mouth, and turned from me with such an air
My friend threw out the information in a very offhand way, but I saw that he cocked his eye at me to see if I had followed his reasoning.
Look alive, Gentleman," I says, "and think out some plan, or we might as well be padding the hoof now.
Passing by fair Mansfield Town, with its towers and battlements and spires all smiling in the sun, they came at last out of the forest lands.
Garth patted Letty's head and smiled, but seeing that her husband was gathering up his letters and likely soon to be out of reach in that sanctuary "business," she pressed his shoulder and said emphatically--
Also, within an hour or so, he was able to bring to us a Greek boy of seventeen or eighteen who knew thoroughly well the ins and outs of oyster piracy.