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out the way

[cf. OED out of the way seldom met with, peculiar, devious; cf. OUT out of] adj, t. unusual: 19361 didn' tink it wuz out o' de way far d' Gubner t' be home cur dat whut begot house fer (Dupuch 49).

2. improper; immoral; illegal: I say something out the way? (Nassau). (Gen.)

Tags: adjective

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Last update: 2012-10-25 23:02
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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