Definitions

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  • adj. Without a mantle.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ mantled

Examples

  • Thus the friends, who had met with such glee, parted in a very different mood; Lord Woodville to command the Tapestried Chamber to be unmantled, and the door built up; and General Browne to seek in some less beautiful country, and with some less dignified friend, forgetfulness of the painful night which he had passed in Woodville Castle.

    The Tapestried Chamber

  • She saw his figure hesitating a moment, as he faced the oncoming guests, such a flood of femininity, unmantled now and unveiled, sparkling in rainbow hues of silks and tulle and gauze that he had never before faced and never would again.

    The Fortieth Door

  • The second day of Boehm's stay with me, he unmantled his apparatus and asked me to submit to a further examination.

    City of Endless Night

  • It was almost as unforgettable as the sight which caused it; the word "sight" being here used in its vernacular sense, for Penrod, standing unmantled and revealed in all the medieval and artistic glory of the janitor's blue overalls, falls within its meaning.

    Penrod

  • Thus, all unmantled, they came before the King, while all the nobles present held their peace, greatly pleased at the sight of these handsome and well-behaved young men.

    Four Arthurian Romances

  • With her unmantled neck, and bosom white and bare? [pe]

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 2

  • With her unmantled neck, and bosom white and bare?

    Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

  • Thus the friends, who had met with such glee, parted in a very different mood; Lord Woodville to command the Tapestried Chamber to be unmantled, and the door built up; and General Browne to seek in some less beautiful country, and with some less dignified friend, forgetfulness of the painful night which he had passed in Woodville

    Waverley Novels — Volume 12

  • Besides Heller 'and his associates of the Council of Economic Advisers, other unmantled but possibly even more influential advisers to President Kennedy were, Cantabrigians all, Professors Galbraith, Samuelson, and Harris.

    Mises Dailies

  • Needle's Eye; "but the sole possession which every wayfarer must take with him into those broad plains where only Spirit can be seen, and Sin no longer can be hid, is the shrine of his affections, the casket of his precious pearls in life -- his Heart, unmantled and unmasked.

    The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper

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