from The Century Dictionary.
- To deprive of sacred character; desecrate.
- Not consecrated; unconsecrated.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb obsolete To render not sacred; to deprive of sanctity; to desecrate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb obsolete, transitive To render not
sacred; to deprive of sanctity.
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The exterior of the bare and deserted chapel, long since unconsecrate, was dull and lifeless.
And I thought, _Helen_, beyond that -- of a quiet grave in unconsecrate ground, wherein, now nigh fifty years agone, they laid one that had not sinned against the light like to _Blanche Lewthwaite_, yet to whom the world was harder than it is like to be to her.
And of this I could give such an instance from something wrote by a certain prelate of theirs, cardinal and archbishop of Beneventum, as were enough, not only to astonish all pious ears, but almost to unconsecrate the very church I speak in.
Ol 'Honey Tone done unconsecrate hisself f'm de parade-leadin' mule. "
It would have been wiser to leave him, as he desired, out on the down, in ground unconsecrate. "