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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).

OUTMAG, v. Also ut-, -ma(a)g, -mog (Jak.). To tire out, exhaust, weaken (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928)), esp. in ppl.adj. ootma(a)get (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl., 1914 Angus Gl., Sh. 1964). [ut′mɑg]Sh. 1962 New Shetlander No. 60. 26:
He never seemed ta finn tired ir ootmaagit.

[Out + mag, prob. a reduced form of Norw. magt, strength. Cf. Outmoucht.]

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