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OUTFIT. An allowance made by the government of the United States to a minister plenipotentiary, or charge des affaires, on going from the United States to any foreign country.
     2. The outfit can in no case exceed one year's full salary of such minister or charge des affaires. No outfit is allowed to a consul. Act of Cong. May 1, 1810. s. 1. Vide Minister.

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So, when the boat's built, he's the boss of the outfit to navigate the lakes and rapids to Klondike.
Very lucky to get such a bunch of specialities into one outfit.
Half the time is wasted over the cooking by one of you that he might be puttin' in packin' outfit.
With thousands of men, each back- tripping half a ton of outfit, retracing every mile of the trail twenty times, all came to know him and to hail him as "Father Christmas.
Well, you put as much money and outfit in as the rest of us," Big Bill conceded, "and you've a say according.
I'll bust the whole outfit to hell and gone if any of you try to side-track him!
The fall gales blew, and amid bitter soaking rains and ever-increasing snow flurries, Tarwater and the party to which he was attached piled the last of their outfit on the beach.
Just hitch 'em up to our wagon in your mind an' look at the outfit.
This accomplished, the outfit, though cut in half, was still a formidable bulk.
His sister and brother-in-law seconded him; but they were frustrated by their heavy outfit and their own incompetence.
In that Edith Nelson undertook to cook for the outfit, a man's share was to be her portion.
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