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  • adj. Not courted.


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  • Coquetry is as fascinating to those who practise it, as to those whom it seduces; and she found herself, shortly, more happy by a conquest effected by wiles and by art, than by any devotion paid straight forward, and uncourted.


  • With that confident accuracy which waits upon a player only when it is uncourted, Jill cracked her ball across the six yards of turf and into the hole.

    Jonah and Co.

  • Hence it is that Jane continued to live her quiet, uneventful life, uncourted by the public.

    Jane Austen: Her Homes and Her Friends

  • Strangely, amid a swarm of keen perceptions that plagued him like a cloud of arrows as he ran, that beauty smote his conscience; her beauty and the worship and protection it deserved from all manhood and most of all from him, whose unhappy, unwitting fortune it was to have ensnared her young heart and brought it to the desperation of an unnatural self-revealment; her uncoveted beauty, uncourted love, unwelcome presence, and hideous peril!

    Kincaid's Battery

  • The latter sometimes leaned forward, and tried to divert a little of the flirtation to herself, but the flirters snubbed her with short answers, and presently she gave up and sat still in the sad patience of uncourted women.

    Complete March Family Trilogy

  • But he who would know the innocent charm of a ruin as yet almost wholly uncourted by travel, must go to the Roman theatre in Verona.

    Italian Journeys

  • Esau found Jacob rich, beloved by wives and children, and traveling in state, with servants, herds of cattle and trains of camels -- but he himself was still the uncourted outcast this brother had made him.

    The Innocents Abroad


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