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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Utter \Ut"ter\, a. [OE. utter, originally the same word as outer. See Out, and cf. Outer, Utmost.] [1913 Webster] 1. Outer. "Thine utter eyen." --Chaucer. [Obs.] "By him a shirt and utter mantle laid." --Chapman. [1913 Webster] As doth an hidden moth The inner garment fret, not th' utter touch. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. Situated on the outside, or extreme limit; remote from the center; outer. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Through utter and through middle darkness borne. --Milton. [1913 Webster] The very utter part pf Saint Adelmes point is five miles from Sandwich. --Holinshed. [1913 Webster] 3. Complete; perfect; total; entire; absolute; as, utter ruin; utter darkness. [1913 Webster] They . . . are utter strangers to all those anxious thoughts which disquiet mankind. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster] 4. Peremptory; unconditional; unqualified; final; as, an utter refusal or denial. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster] Utter bar (Law), the whole body of junior barristers. See Outer bar, under 1st Outer. [Eng.] Utter barrister (Law), one recently admitted as barrister, who is accustomed to plead without, or outside, the bar, as distinguished from the benchers, who are sometimes permitted to plead within the bar. [Eng.] --Cowell. [1913 Webster]