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 for tout
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Toot \Toot\, v. i. [OE. toten, AS. totian to project; hence, to
     peep out.] [Written also tout.]
     1. To stand out, or be prominent. [Obs.] --Howell.
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     2. To peep; to look narrowly. [Obs.] --Latimer.
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              For birds in bushes tooting.          --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tout \Tout\ (t[=oo]t), n. [Prob. fr. F. tout all.]
     In the game of solo, a proposal to win all eight tricks.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tout \Tout\, v. i. [See 3d Toot. ]
     To toot a horn.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tout \Tout\, v. t. (Horse Racing)
     (a) To spy out information about, as a racing stable or
         horse. [Cant, Eng.]
     (b) To give a tip on (a race horse) to a better with the
         expectation of sharing in the latter's winnings. [Cant,
         U. S.]
         [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tout \Tout\, n.
     The anus. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tout \Tout\ (t[=oo]t), v. i. [See 1st Toot.]
     1. To act as a tout. See 2d Tout. [Cant. Eng.]
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     2. To ply or seek for customers. [Prov. Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tout \Tout\ (tout; t[=oo]t; Scot. & dial. t[=oo]t), v. i. [imp.
     & p. p. Touted; p. pr. & vb. n. Touting.]
     1. To look narrowly; spy. [Scot. & Dial. Eng.]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. (Horse Racing)
        (a) To spy out the movements of race horses at their
            trials, or to get by stealth or other improper means
            the secrets of the stable, for betting purposes.
            [Cant, Eng.]
        (b) To act as a tout; to tout, or give a tip on, a race
            horse. [Cant, U. S.]
            [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tout \Tout\, n.
     One who secretly watches race horses which are in course of
     training, to get information about their capabilities, for
     use in betting. [Cant. Eng.]
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     2. One who gives a tip on a race horses for an expected
        compensation, esp. in hopes of a share in any winnings; --
        usually contemptuous. [Cant, U. S.]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     3. One who solicits custom, as a runner for a hotel, cab,
        gambling place. [Colloq.]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     4. A spy for a smuggler, thief, or the like. [Colloq.]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tout
      n 1: someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell
           them at a profit [syn: tout, ticket tout]
      2: someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen
         way [syn: tout, touter]
      3: one who sells advice about gambling or speculation
         (especially at the racetrack) [syn: tipster, tout]
      v 1: advertize in strongly positive terms; "This product was
           touted as a revolutionary invention"
      2: show off [syn: boast, tout, swash, shoot a line,
         brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  147 Moby Thesaurus words for "tout":
     acclaim, adherent, adventurer, adviser, advocate, aggrandize,
     amplify, announcer, annunciator, applauder, appreciator, authority,
     back, ballyhoo, ballyhoo man, ballyhooer, barker, betting ring,
     bettor, boneshaker, boost, booster, buff, build up, burlesque,
     canvasser, cardshark, cardsharp, cardsharper, caricature,
     carry too far, channel, claqueur, commend, commender, communicant,
     communicator, compulsive gambler, crap shooter, cry up, dopester,
     draw the longbow, encomiast, enlightener, eulogist, eulogizer,
     exaggerate, expert witness, extoller, fan, gambler, gamester,
     go to extremes, gossipmonger, grapevine, hawk, hazarder, herald,
     hype, hyperbolize, informant, information center,
     information medium, informer, interviewee, laud, lauder, lay it on,
     magnify, make much of, monitor, mouthpiece, newsmonger, notifier,
     overcharge, overdo, overdraw, overestimate, overpraise, overreach,
     overreact, oversell, overspeak, overstate, overstress, panegyrist,
     peddle, petty gambler, piker, pile it on, pitchman, player, plug,
     plugger, plunger, praise, praiser, press, proclaim, promote,
     promoter, public relations officer, publicize, publisher, puff,
     puffer, punter, push, radio, recommend, reporter, rooter, sell,
     sharp, sharper, sharpie, solicitor, source, speak highly of,
     speak warmly of, speak well of, speculator, spieler, spokesman,
     sport, sporting man, sportsman, stretch, stretch the truth,
     support, surveillance, talk big, talk in superlatives, television,
     teller, tinhorn, tipster, touter, travesty, trumpet, venturer,
     vigil, vigilance, wagerer, watch, watch and ward, witness
  
  

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