Barbara Need nee1 at MIDWAY.UCHICAGO.EDU
Mon Jul 3 03:12:35 UTC 2006

At 00:14 +0100 03/7/06, Chris F. Waigl wrote:
>On Sun, 2006-07-02 at 18:54 -0400, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
>  > On Sun, Jul 02, 2006 at 02:26:04PM -0700, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>>  > The Briticism that used to boggle me was "outwith" for "without."
>>  Which Mark wrote about the other week on LL:
>As I understand "outwith", it means, most of the time, something like
>"outside of" (not "without").
>Chris Waigl

I have been reading some English/Scottish history recently and just
came across "outwith". It was used fairly regularly in one recent
text--so I have to assume it is "standard" somewhere!


Barbara Need

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