Definitions

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  • adjective Without earth or soil.
  • adjective obsolete Unearthly; not of the Earth.

Etymologies

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earth +‎ -less

Examples

  • Tadpole has escaped my grasp and is making a bee-line for an interesting looking bouquet of dangling earthless sockets and exposed wires in the living room.

    flat hunting

  • Tadpole has escaped my grasp and is making a bee-line for an interesting looking bouquet of dangling earthless sockets and exposed wires in the living room.

    A new toy (from hell)

  • Leafless trees, blasted and riven by the angry elements, stretch their scathed limbs for mercy, while their earthless roots writhe like knotted reptiles and twist into hideous shapes.

    Nick Baba's Last Drink and Other Sketches

  • He’s gone, his soul hath ta’en its earthless flight;

    Act III. Scene IV

  • We rose from the earthless quick, the unfading life.

    Fantasia of the Unconscious

  • He's gone -- his soul hath ta'en its earthless flight;

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 4

  • "He's gone -- his soul hath ta'en its earthless flight,

    Inez A Tale of the Alamo

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