from The Century Dictionary.

  • To surpass in power of breast, chest, or voice; outsing.

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

  • transitive verb obsolete To surpass in singing. See breast, n., 6.

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

  • verb poetic To surpass in singing; to sing better than.


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out- +‎ breast


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  • _ (Mr Philip Beaufoy, palefaced, stands in the witnessbox, in accurate morning dress, outbreast pocket with peak of handkerchief showing, creased lavender trousers and patent boots.

    Ulysses James Joyce 1911


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