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Out"side` (?), n.

1.

The external part of a thing; the part, end, or side which forms the surface; that which appears, or is manifest; that which is superficial; the exterior.

There may be great need of an outside where there is little or nothing within. South.

Created beings see nothing but our outside. Addison.

2.

The part or space which lies without an inclosure; the outer side, as of a door, walk, or boundary.

I threw open the door of my chamber, and found the family standing on the outside. Spectator.

3.

The furthest limit, as to number, quantity, extent, etc.; the utmost; as, it may last a week at the outside.

4.

One who, or that which, is without; hence, an outside passenger, as distinguished from one who is inside. See Inside, n. 3.

[Colloq. Eng.]

 

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Out"side` (?), a.

1.

Of or pertaining to the outside; external; exterior; superficial.

2.

Reaching the extreme or farthest limit, as to extent, quantity, etc.; as, an outside estimate.

[Colloq.]

Outside finish Arch., a term for the minor parts, as corner boards, hanging stiles, etc., required to complete the exterior of a wooden building; -- rare in masonry.

 

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Out"side` (?), adv.

or prep. On or to the outside (of); without; on the exterior; as, to ride outside the coach; he stayed outside.

 

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