Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not braced, in any sense.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of unbrace.

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  • adjective without braces or props

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Then the members themselves will become -- that could be unbraced.

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  • A deer was said to be broken, a cony unlaced, a pheasant, partridge, or quail winged, a pigeon or a woodcock thighed, a plover minced, a mallard unbraced.

    Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine

  • His trousers were unbraced, and he shuffled in with a pair of slippers, which would hardly cling to his feet.

    He Knew He Was Right

  • He found Lord Sussex dressed, but unbraced, and lying on his couch, and was shocked at the alteration disease had made in his person.

    Kenilworth

  • Calandrino standing unbraced and ungirded, strugling and wallowing, like a man quite out of breath: after a little pausing, Bruno thus spake.

    The Decameron

  • He unbraced successively each of six minus one braced trouser buttons, arranged in pairs, of which one incomplete.

    Ulysses

  • Her shoulder had been unbraced, and she had Tavara's permission to exercise it gently.

    The Warslayer

  • Hugo, sitting unbraced, lost his balance and fell off.

    Dragon on a Pedestal

  • Gaheris, guessing where he had been, called out some pleasantry, and Colles, with a coarse laugh, pointed out that his clothes were still unbraced.

    The Wicked Day

  • Lance was somewhere repairing damages and cleaning up, where unsecured items had smashed into walls, or unbraced chairs made wreckage of themselves.

    Port Eternity

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