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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).
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OUTINS, adv. Also outance, ootin(g)s. Outside, out-of-doors. Also used adj. of work or one who works out-of-doors (Rxb. a.1838 Jam. MSS. X. 223). [′utɪnz]Lnk. 1853 W. Watson Poems 26:
Alang the lown side o' a dyke; Or outance, ony way they like.
Rxb. 1923 Watson W.-B.:
An ootings lass.

[From Out + -ins s.v. -In(g), suff., 3.]

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