Usage examples for outlandish

  1. Others came after them in a continuous stream, some too outlandish to be named or recognised, others half familiar, very quick and earnest, but merry at the same time, and all intent upon bringing back something for the world. – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  2. " You are a priest and one of the initiated," cried Gagabu, " and you know not- or will not seem to know- that by the enemies for whose overthrow we pray, are meant only the demons of darkness and the outlandish peoples by whom Egypt is endangered! – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. She looked wild and outlandish and full of fun, as if she knew that she was teasing the dog, and yet couldn't help herself. – Lore of Proserpine by Maurice Hewlett
  4. Are ye outlandish bred that ye put me such questions? – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  5. They are ready to rebel on the slightest occasion, and they are coming forward with demands like these: " There shall be no outlandish customs used, with slittered and motley colored clothes, such as have of late been brought into the King's court." – Master Olof A Drama in Five Acts by August Strindberg
  6. Et does sound outlandish when ye think how big the world is. – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  7. He would have preferred to see a good English dogcart, high in the seat and wheels, at the door of the Hall, instead of that outlandish vehicle; but Joseph Ruggles, the groom, explained to him that it was easier to clean than a dogcart, and that when it rained he sat inside with the squire. – A Tale of a Lonely Parish by F. Marion Crawford
  8. And he asked the strangely outlandish question if I had come to the school to start trouble? – Botchan (Master Darling) by Mr. Kin-nosuke Natsume, trans. by Yasotaro Morri
  9. The word had doubtless gone through the city of the outlandish men who had gone into the Cathedral with whole coats, and the result was a levee en masse of the needy. – Castilian Days by John Hay
  10. I feel as if I ought to whisper when I speak and every night the minute I get to sleep I find myself diggin' in first one outlandish place and then another. – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple
  11. We might have involved ourselves in a vast deal of unnecessary trouble; and you know people from outlandish parts have no claims upon us." – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  12. Comely and good she is, but she is outlandish and I fear me 'twould take a handsome portion to get her dark skin and Moorish blood o'erlooked. – The Armourer's Prentices by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  13. I thought it the most outlandish rig I had ever seen, but went with him in the early gray of the morning to see it tried, just where I had lost my hooks and fish. – Woodcraft by George W. Sears
  14. Only he who was the captain of this outlandish crew would maybe speak to Barnaby a few words as to the weather or what not when he would come down into the saloon to mix a glass of grog or to light a pipe of tobacco, and then to go on deck again about his business. – Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates by Howard I. Pyle
  15. He lived, he kept consciousness, but he was sorely injured; and he never saw the outlandish projectile that struck him, nor saw it streak to the second watch- platform, bowling its guard out and to the ground likewise, and then repeating at the third and last! – The Bluff of the Hawk by Anthony Gilmore
  16. It was precisely these outlandish visions that truly came home to everybody; it was the royal councils and feudal quarrels that were comparatively remote. – A Short History of England by G. K. Chesterton
  17. Fanny was always buying the most appropriate, tasty and serviceable things for other people and the most outlandish cheap and second- hand stuff for herself. – Green Valley by Katharine Reynolds
  18. Do you take me, then, for a strange outlandish animal, that you lead me about in a cage as a sight? – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  19. A Mrs. Brown says she heartily disapproves of such outlandish tales, and that she'll never buy another copy of the Times. – The Secret Pact by Mildred A. Wirt
  20. What is this outlandish man they talk of? – Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences by Arthur L. Hayward