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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Outer \Out"er\ (out"[~e]r), a. [Compar. of Out.] [AS. [=u]tor, compar. of [=u]t, adv., out. See Out, Utter, a.] Being on the outside; external; farthest or farther from the interior, from a given station, or from any space or position regarded as a center or starting place; -- opposed to inner; as, the outer wall; the outer court or gate; the outer stump in cricket; the outer world. [1913 Webster] Outer bar, in England, the body of junior (or utter) barristers; -- so called because in court they occupy a place beyond the space reserved for Queen's counsel. [1913 Webster]