outride

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v outride ride better, faster, or further than "The champion bicyclist outrode all his competitors"
    • v outride hang on during a trial of endurance "ride out the storm"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Outride A place for riding out.
    • Outride A riding out; an excursion.
    • v. t Outride To surpass in speed of riding; to ride beyond or faster than.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • outride To ride out.
    • outride To ride before or beside a carriage as attendant; be an outrider.
    • outride To pass in riding; ride faster than.
    • n outride A riding out; an excursion; also, a place for riding.
    • n outride The district of an outrider. See outrider .
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Outride owt-rīd′ to ride beyond: to ride faster than
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Usage

In literature:

Hence there is not much chance for a horseman to escape from his pursuers except by outriding them.
"The Kentucky Ranger" by Edward T. Curnick
Delicate Forbes could outshoot and outride even Jed Brower when he chose, and his courage with cattle was that of a man.
"A Voice in the Wilderness" by Grace Livingston Hill
They were on horseback and kept alongside of us as outriders.
"The Little Colonel: Maid of Honor" by Annie Fellows Johnston
Outriding storm fury, the steamer for needed repairs anchors off Indian shore, whence she continues her eccentric course.
"Oswald Langdon" by Carson Jay Lee
The mounted attendant acted as outrider to clear the way, while he of the milk-white steed, the caid's son, rode gallantly by my side.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, September, 1878" by Various
Here comes an elegant carriage and two outriders.
"Rollo on the Rhine" by Jacob Abbott
Soon the carriage of the Swedish queen drove up, with the loud clatter of outriders and the flourish of trumpets.
"Louis XIV., Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
She was very careful not to try to outride the foreman, or to perform any of her marvels of horsemanship.
"Penny of Top Hill Trail" by Belle Kanaris Maniates
A few days later the outrider, cart, and retainers were at our door again, this time escorting the ladies who had come to return the call.
"The Fulfilment of a Dream of Pastor Hsi's" by A. Mildred Cable
Besides, he saw no carriage waiting in the court, no footmen or outriders; it was evident, then, that he had not come.
"The Conspirators" by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
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In poetry:

Or was it Spring herself, that, gone astray,
Beyond the alien frontier chose to tarry?
Or but some bold outrider of the May,
Some April-emissary?
"A Golden Hour" by William Watson
Speed, speed the temperance ship!
Ye winds fill every sail,
Behold her on the deep,
Outriding every gale,
The tempest's fury she out-braves,
And hosts of deathless drunkards saves.
"The Temperance Ship" by John Pierpont
Leave and arrive, and there is no end to the country.
Pom! Pom! They fall
Dismembered, to a tod of ivy.
So much for the charioteers, the outriders, the Grand Army!
A red tatter, Napoleon!
"The Swarm" by Sylvia Plath
Young Knight, the lists are set to-day!
Hereafter shall be time to pray
In sepulture, with hands of stone.
Ride, then! outride the bugle blown! And gaily dinging down the van,
Charge with a cheer--"Set on! Set on! Virtue is that becrowns a Man!"
"Envoy" by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch

In news:

The Stagecoach Outriders, a cowboy mounted shooting club in Western New York, will participate in the New York State Championship Balloon Harvest 2012 on Saturday and Sunday at the Warren County Fairgrounds in Pittsfield, Pa.
JAMESTOWN The Stagecoach Outriders, a cowboy mounted shooting club in Western New York is welcoming all spectators and interested participants to attend the New York State Championship Balloon Harvest 2012.
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