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outsider

Sport a contestant, esp a horse, thought unlikely to win in a race
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"Why don't you use it on your streets, then, and the outside of your houses, to make them as pretty as they are within?" she inquired.
Outside the tent she again heard the noise that had distracted Rokoff's attention.
She had called him down the second time she walked out with him, because he had gone along on the inside, and she had laid the law down to him that a gentleman always walked on the outside - when he was with a lady.
Then I heard a cry of "Fire!" outside, and the old hostler quietly and quickly came in; he got one horse out, and went to another, but the flames were playing round the trapdoor, and the roaring overhead was dreadful.
Hence the surface of the outside balloon being about eleven thousand six hundred square feet, its envelope weighed six hundred and fifty pounds.
Then there was a heavy shock, as of something falling outside. Then a groan, then another interval of silence--a long silence, interrupted no more.
Now she was on the other side of the orchard and standing in the path outside a wall--much lower down--and there was the same tree inside.
Then, bidding the dog lie down outside, I stepped through boldly, reached the door of my hut, and listened.
As soon as the day broke the voice from the stove called out, 'It seems to be daylight outside.' Then she answered, ' It seems so to me too; I think I hear my father blowing his horn.' 'So you are a swineherd's daughter!
He sat in the spring sunshine outside the burrow, in a muffler; smoking a pipe of rabbit tobacco.
Mimi, towards whom the draught from the open door wafted the smoke, rose up choking, and ran to the inner door, which she threw open to its fullest extent, disclosing on the outside a curtain of thin silk, fixed to the doorposts.
He hangs about outside the shop until he has succeeded in attracting the attention of all the loafers in the neighborhood and has aroused strong suspicions in the mind of the policeman on the beat.