Part of speech: noun

Same as UTMOST.

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Usage examples "uttermost":

  1. So Sir Damas and he were agreed that he should fight for him upon this covenant, that all other knights should be delivered; and unto that was Sir Damas sworn unto Arthur, and also to do the battle to the uttermost. - "Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table", Thomas Malory.
  2. Then slowly and with the uttermost caution once more they crept down the hill. - "Jess", H. Rider Haggard.
  3. When the great bush was stripped to the uttermost as it seemed, Margaret stood back a little distance to view it the better, and see that not one nut had escaped. - "Greene Ferne Farm", Richard Jefferies.