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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 of run-out
1865-1870
1865-70; noun use of verb phrase run out
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  • The fish usually goes down when harpooned, and the line must be permitted to "run-out," or he would drag the boat after him.

    The Crater James Fenimore Cooper
  • We were anxious to try the luck of our run-out before the moon got powerful, so the cargo was shipped as quickly as possible.

    Sketches From My Life Hobart Pasha
  • So we kinda wanted yuh to stick around till he came and not do the run-out on us.

    Ralestone Luck Andre Norton
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.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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