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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of outflow.


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  • Then cracked spears; shivered spears, —-helms rolled, noble men fell; —-burnies brake in pieces, blood outflowed; —-the fields were discoloured, standards fell!

    Roman de Brut. English Layamon

  • S: And We divided them into twelve tribes, as nations; and We revealed to Musa when his people asked him for water: Strike the rock with your staff, so outflowed from it twelve springs; each tribe knew its drinking place; and We made the clouds to give shade over them and We sent to them manna and quails: Eat of the good things We have given you.

    Three Translations of The Koran (Al-Qur'an) side by side Abdullah Yusuf Ali 1902

  • He had been run to earth at his own cabin in the clearing, whence a few relations and friends, mostly women and children, non-combatants, had outflowed, gazing vacantly at the twenty

    Stories in Light and Shadow Bret Harte 1869

  • The door of the school, bisected longitudinally, had one of its halves open, and by it outflowed the gentle hum of the honeybees of learning.

    Malcolm George MacDonald 1864

  • They were not in contact with what was alive: nor had any root in Adam Kadmon; nor was Wisdom which outflowed from Him, their root, nor did they connect with it.

    Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry Albert Pike 1850

  • TRA estimates that 158,100 gallons of wastewater outflowed from the Meter Station 5. 3M, located one-half mile west of HWY 1382, one-half mile east of Bardin Road, and three-fourths mile south of I-20, discharging into a low lying area of the Mountain Creek drainage basin.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper 2009


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