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run-out

[ruhn-out] /ˈrʌnˌaʊt/
noun, Manège.
1.
the act of evading a jump or jumping outside of the limiting markers.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; noun use of verb phrase run out
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British Dictionary definitions for run-out

run out

verb (adverb)
1.
(intransitive) often foll by of. to exhaust (a supply of something) or (of a supply) to become exhausted
2.
(intransitive) to expire; become no longer valid: my passport has run out
3.
(informal) run out on, to desert or abandon
4.
(transitive) (cricket) to dismiss (a running batsman) by breaking the wicket with the ball, or with the ball in the hand, while he is out of his ground
noun
5.
(cricket) dismissal of a batsman by running him out
6.
(mechanical engineering) an imperfection of a rotating component so that not all parts revolve about their intended axes relative to each other
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Slang definitions & phrases for run-out

run-out

noun

A fleeing; desertion; escape: has taken a run-out with the bankroll (1928+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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