Debouch

De*bouch"

(?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Debouched (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Debouching.] [F. dboucher; pref. d- (L. dis- or de) + boucher to stop up, fr. bouche mouth, fr. L. bucca the cheek. Cf. Disembogue.] To march out from a wood, defile, or other confined spot, into open ground; to issue.
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Battalions debouching on the plain.
Prescott.
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2. (Geog.) To issue; -- said of a stream passing from a gorge out into an open valley or a plain.
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D`bou`ch"

(?), n. [F.] A place for exit; an outlet; hence, a market for goods.
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The dbouchs were ordered widened to afford easy egress.
The Century.
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D`bou`chure"

(?), n. [F.] The outward opening of a river, of a valley, or of a strait.
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