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Definition: To weather out
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Weathered
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Weathering
1. To expose to the air; to air; to season by exposure to
[An eagle] soaring through his wide empire of the
To weather his broad sails. --Spenser.
This gear lacks weathering. --Latimer.
2. Hence, to sustain the trying effect of; to bear up against
and overcome; to sustain; to endure; to resist; as, to
weather the storm.
For I can weather the roughest gale. --Longfellow.
You will weather the difficulties yet. --F. W.
3. (Naut.) To sail or pass to the windward of; as, to weather
a cape; to weather another ship.
4. (Falconry) To place (a hawk) unhooded in the open air.
To weather a point
(a) (Naut.) To pass a point of land, leaving it on the lee
(b) Hence, to gain or accomplish anything against
To weather out
, to encounter successfully, though with
difficulty; as, to weather out a storm.