Definitions

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  • adjective Not secured by mortar.

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Examples

  • The downstairs floors are made of unmortared brick, because Sam liked the sound they made when he walked on them.

    Jane Chafin: Discovering Sam Maloof

  • The Romans, it should be noted, had slaves, who presumably built the unmortared stone walls that created narrow terraces of soil in which to plant vines.

    The Bacony Goodness of Côte-Rôtie

  • The downstairs floors are made of unmortared brick, because Sam liked the sound they made when he walked on them.

    Jane Chafin: Discovering Sam Maloof

  • The downstairs floors are made of unmortared brick, because Sam liked the sound they made when he walked on them.

    Jane Chafin: Discovering Sam Maloof

  • The downstairs floors are made of unmortared brick, because Sam liked the sound they made when he walked on them.

    Jane Chafin: Discovering Sam Maloof

  • When my fingers detected a slight draft from an unmortared groove, I put my weight against it and pushed with my shoulder.

    The Book of Unholy Mischief

  • When my fingers detected a slight draft from an unmortared groove, I put my weight against it and pushed with my shoulder.

    The Book of Unholy Mischief

  • When my fingers detected a slight draft from an unmortared groove, I put my weight against it and pushed with my shoulder.

    The Chef’s Apprentice

  • He set to work piling scavenged stones into four unmortared walls on which to hang his blue plastic refugee-camp tarp.

    Saddam's Secret War

  • When my fingers detected a slight draft from an unmortared groove, I put my weight against it and pushed with my shoulder.

    The Book of Unholy Mischief

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  • "The two brothers with Sean and the O'Donnell girls reached it by a long winding boreen that threaded its way uncertainly through litle grey rocky fields and walls of unmortared stone which rose against the sky along the edges of the hill like lacework."

    - Frank O'Connor, 'Uprooted'.

    September 6, 2008