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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Allout (aloute, alowte), adv. [The phrase all out (see All adv. b) written as one word, as in ME.] Completely, altogether. — 1375 Barb. xiv. 274.
The mair honour allout haue we
a1400 Leg. S. vi. 376.
All wend … That thare thai suld be ded alowte
Ib. xi. 285 (aloute). ?1438 Alex. 1217 (alout).

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