Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of unhorse.

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Examples

  • They may or may not succeed in unhorsing their opponent.

    Brian Ruckley · Interview with the Knight

  • At a time when the industrial problem is pressing upon us with ever increasing power, it is discouraging to hear grown Americans prattling of "unhorsing" economic adversaries -- priding themselves on polemical fence, like shyster lawyers, and seeking victory through sophistry rather than truth by honest inquiry.

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 10

  • This for an instant he had thought of doing; but knowing that while "unhorsing" himself the camel might escape, he had voluntarily remained on its back, in the hope of being able to pull the animal up.

    The Boy Slaves

  • The double unhorsing on Friday was quite the spectacle.

    Ye olde Utah Renaissance Festival

  • Democrats did well on Tuesday but, as they turn to the task of unhorsing George Bush two Novembers from now they should worry about wringing lessons from the odd results.

    That'll Teach The Rascais

  • Republicans, having brought us this close to fascism and ruin, are not going to let the public get this close to unhorsing them again if they manage to hang on to power.

    It's election eve. Do you know where your country is?

  • Pshaw! if it come to the worse, it will be easy unhorsing him.

    Kenilworth

  • The stallion shied, very nearly unhorsing Bonaparte.

    Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe

  • The Ventimiglians invested six lives in unhorsing the injured Toal.

    The Swordbearer

  • He charged me and I seized his lance and pushed its point into the ground, so unhorsing him.

    The Guns of Avalon

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