Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To recall or retract, as a look.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb rare To recall or retract, as a look.

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Examples

  • The dog sat uneasy — he shuffled with his feet — her eye was upon him — he was, therefore, after the rebuff he had met with, afraid to look at me for my motions; and now turned his eyes towards me, then from me, as if he would unlook his own looks.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Ani mocks thcplough-man*s toil, th'unlook'd for noife From neighbouring hills th 'amazed fhepherd hears i Such my (urprize, and fuch their rage appears.

    The Works of the English Poets.: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical

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  • The dog sat uneasy: he shifted his feet: her eye was upon him; he was therefore, after the rebuff he had met with, afraid to look at me for my motions; and now turned his eyes towards me, then from me, as if he would unlook his own looks...

    Lovelace to Belford, Clarissa by Samuel Richardson

    December 10, 2007