Definition of without:
"1904: I knew that someone had entered the house cautiously from without. -- Arthur Conan Doyle, 'The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez' (Norton 2005, p.1100)"
(archaic or literary) Outside of, beyond; not having, containing, characteristic of, etc.; abbreviation: w/o
; compare w/
"the snow was swirling without the cottage, but it was warm within."