outrance

noun
ou·​trance | \ ü‧ˈträⁿs\
plural -s

Definition of outrance

: the last extremity used with at or to — compare à outrance

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History and Etymology for outrance

Middle English outraunce, from Middle French outrance, from outrer to pass beyond, overcome, surpass, carry to excess (from outre beyond) + -ance

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