Definitions

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  • adj. Not having been descried.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not descried; not discovered; not seen.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ descried

Examples

  • Bajazeth, unheard or undescried by any body, they went presently to the Port, and there (without any further delay) Amurath and the

    The Decameron

  • If fortified, how many Great Guns, and what number of small Arms? whether it is possible to come undescried on them?

    On the Spanish Main Or, Some English forays on the Isthmus of Darien.

  • It seemed to the man and woman that they were the only living things in the world, its people, its sounds, its interests, were in some undescried distance where life progressed with languid pulses.

    The Emigrant Trail

  • Fade from suns to stars, from stars into darkness undescried.

    A Channel Passage and Other Poems Taken from The Collected Poetical Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne—Vol VI

  • Fate treasured in her gloomy womb, altogether undescried by man, the hour and the scene in which the most ardent wish of William Brandon was to be realized.

    Paul Clifford — Volume 06

  • Philosophy, leading to as yet undescried ulterior results, was disclosed; farther, what seemed scarcely less interesting, a quite new human Individuality, an almost unexampled personal character, that, namely, of Professor Teufelsdröckh the Discloser.

    Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History

  • I will promise thee this reward for thy labor: if thou consider well the actions of the world, thou shalt find him much practised by those that condemn him; who willingly would walk as theeves do with close lanternes in the night, that they being undescried, and yet seeing all, might surprise the unwary in the dark.

    Machiavelli, Volume I

  • _ear_, where he could sit undescried, and hear the converse of his prisoners.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • “What the deil, man — I crave your lordship’s pardon for swearing — but it was no cathedral — only a lurking-place called the king’s lugg, or ear, where he could sit undescried, and hear the converse of his prisoners.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

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