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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tout /ˈtaʊt, ||ˈtut/
 (vi.)招徠顧客,死乞白賴地勸誘(vt.)招徠,刺探…情報兜售者,偵查者

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Toot v. i.  [Written also tout.]
 1. To stand out, or be prominent. [Obs.]
 2. To peep; to look narrowly. [Obs.]
    For birds in bushes tooting.   --Spenser.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tout n.  In the game of solo, a proposal to win all eight tricks.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tout, v. i.  To toot a horn.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tout, n. The anus. [Obs.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tout v. i.
 1. To act as a tout. See 2d Tout. [Cant. Eng.]
 2. To ply or seek for customers. [Prov. Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tout v. i.  [imp. & p. p. Touted; p. pr. & vb. n. Touting.]
 1. To look narrowly; spy. [Scot. & Dial. Eng.]
 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.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.]
 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.]
 3.  One who solicits custom, as a runner for a hotel, cab, gambling place. [Colloq.]
 4.  A spy for a smuggler, thief, or the like. [Colloq.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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