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  • adj. That has not been devised.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not devised; not bequeathed by will.


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un- +‎ devised


  • Also, they took a short will duly signed by Castell and witnessed, wherein he left all his goods of whatever sort that remained unsettled or undevised, to Margaret and Peter, or the survivor of them, or their heirs, or failing these, for the purpose of founding a hospital for the poor.

    Fair Margaret

  • The laird took no notice of it: he knew Grizzie's devotion, and, well as he loved his mother, could not but know also that there was some ground for her undevised couplet.

    Warlock o' Glenwarlock

  • We spent the next hour working on the FRT statement – in which the company acknowledged that I had inadvertently transposed a few lines from The Front Page into my script, that I greatly regretted this ‘undevised error’ Tracy’s words, not mine, and had been genuinely appalled when it was pointed out to me.



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