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  1. outstretchverb

    To extend by stretching

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Outstretchverb

    To extend; to spread out.

    Etymology: out and stretch.

    Make him stand upon the mole-hill,
    That caught at mountains with out-stretched arms. William Shakespeare.

    Out-stretch’d he lay, on the cold ground, and oft
    Curs’d his creation. John Milton, Par. Lost, b. x.

    A mountain, at whose verdant feet
    A spacious plain, out-stretch’d in circuit wide
    Lay pleasant. John Milton, Par. Reg. b. iii.

    Does Theseus burn?
    And must not she with out-stretch’d arms receive him?
    And with an equal ardour meet his vows? Smith.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outstretch

    owt-strech′, v.t. to spread out, extend.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outstretch in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outstretch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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