Definitions

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  • adjective Without a statue.

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  • adjective Without a statue.

Etymologies

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statue +‎ -less

Examples

  • Gaunt face after gaunt face stared at the four, edging forward, backing them up to the statueless pedestal.

    Timegod's World

  • The five niches above the porch are statueless, and so are those on the porch front.

    The Churches of Coventry A Short History of the City & Its Medieval Remains

  • Under her magic fingers the music of the eighteenth century lived again -- so melancholy in its dance airs, that sound as if they were intended to be danced to in a languid afternoon of a Saint Martin's summer, in a deserted park, amid silent fountains and statueless pedestals, on a carpet of dead roses by pairs of lovers on the point of ceasing to love one another.

    The Child of Pleasure

  • Bodily, I may be in 1860, inert, silent, torpid; but in the spirit I am walking about in 1828, let us say; — — in a blue dress-coat and brass buttons, a sweet figured silk waistcoat (which I button round a slim waist with perfect ease), looking at beautiful beings with gigot sleeves and tea-tray hats under the golden chestnuts of the Tuileries, or round the Place Vendome, where the drapeau blanc is floating from the statueless column.

    Roundabout Papers

  • I button round a slim waist with perfect ease), looking at beautiful beings with gigot sleeves and tea-tray hats under the golden chestnuts of the Tuileries, or round the Place Vendome, where the drapeau blanc is floating from the statueless column.

    Roundabout Papers

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