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
surpassin singing; to sing better than.
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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