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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of unhorse.


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  • And even though I see you now "unhorsed," I shall not lose my first impression, because I know that by and by you will be just like that again -- looking and feeling as if you were fit to conquer the world.

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  • Ryan was also to be unhorsed by earlier divorce accusations from his former wife, the actress Jeri Ryan, who accused the GOP standard-bearer of forcing her to go to S&M clubs and have sex in public.

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  • Only an excellent rider could have escaped being unhorsed, and as it was, Daylight was nastily near to it.

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  • At this juncture a rotten stirrup leather parted, and Daylight was all but unhorsed.

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  • Elsinore, unhorsed by my encounters with the problems of the ultimate, carried off the field with a broken pate.


  • How limiting in motion and how a knight unhorsed or knocked on his back would not be able to rise on his own.

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  • Twain never quite specified why he favored Bacon, just remained eager, in his pugnacious, populist way, "to see our majestic Shakespeare unhorsed."

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  • It does n't take much imagination to see the Ford Explorer, once America's cowboy sweetheart, as somehow now unhorsed, and part of a larger narrative of diminished expectations.

    The Pioneering SUV Isn't One Anymore

  • Stephen was left unhorsed with us, the remnant of his horse and foot, around him.

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  • An unhorsed mudman managed to snag the reins of the lead horse, and suddenly we were turning, and he had one foot in the stirrup and was hopping up and down and we were going the wrong way, toward the fight.



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