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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of unhorse.

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Examples

  • Society continually unhorses the Knight for his non - conformity, but this is such a society as needs to be spurred into movement.

    SENSE OF THE COMIC

  • Erec unhorses him and leaves him in a faint, while he spurs at an angle toward the third robber.

    Four Arthurian Romances

  • He opens "the doors of his face" and unhorses the proud rider, for he "hath abolished death," broken his long reign, taken away his terrors, demolished his throne, scattered his kingdom and rent his empire into pieces, and set the captives free.

    Autobiography, sermons, addresses, and essays of Bishop L. H. Holsey, D. D.,

  • It is not for us to punish men nor avenge ourselves for slights, wrongs and insults -- wait, and you will see that Nemesis unhorses the man intent on calumny.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 10 Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers

  • “Sayest thou?” said Julian Avenel — “Well, thou mayest call it what thou lists; but to me it is recommended, because it flings off all those sottish dreams about saints and angels and devils, and unhorses lazy monks that have ridden us so long, and spur-galled us so hard.

    The Monastery

  • "Sayest thou?" said Julian Avenel -- "Well, thou mayest call it what thou lists; but to me it is recommended, because it flings off all those sottish dreams about saints and angels and devils, and unhorses lazy monks that have ridden us so long, and spur-galled us so hard.

    The Monastery

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