outwork


1out·work

verb \ˌat-ˈwərk\

Definition of OUTWORK

transitive verb
2
:  to work harder, faster, or better than

First Known Use of OUTWORK

13th century

2out·work

noun \ˈat-ˌwərk\

Definition of OUTWORK

:  a minor defensive position constructed outside a fortified area

First Known Use of OUTWORK

circa 1615

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