outen

preposition
out·​en | \ˈau̇tᵊn\

Definition of outen 

(Entry 1 of 2)

dialectal

: out of hand me an egg outen the icebox— Elizabeth M. Roberts

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-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of outen (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly dialectal

: to put out : extinguish you might outen the candles there— Hervey Allen

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History and Etymology for outen

Preposition

alteration of out from

Transitive verb

out entry 1 + -en

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