Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not essayed; not attempted; not subjected to assay or trial; untested.

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Examples

  • But here, as we are about to attempt a description hitherto unassayed either in prose or verse, we think proper to invoke the assistance of certain aerial beings, who will, we doubt not, come kindly to our aid on this occasion.

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

  • Mother was almost equally bulky, with an unassayed number of garments, but over them all she wore a still respectable Raglan town coat.

    The Innocents A Story for Lovers

  • But here, as we are about to attempt a description hitherto unassayed either in prose or verse, we think proper to invoke the assistance of certain aĆ«rial beings, who will, we doubt not, come kindly to our aid on this occasion.

    History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

  • This sum so wrought with the slavish minds of men, that no art was left unassayed to take me: they searched all houses, all hackney-coaches that passed by night; and did all that avarice could inspire to take me, but all in vain: at last, this glorious sum so dazzled the mind of Madam the

    Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister

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