Definitions

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  • adj. Not ransomed.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ ransomed

Examples

  • His voice baulked there, trying not to sound as if he wished her father dead, one obstacle out of the way from between them, and himself still a prisoner, unransomed.

    A Caregiver's Homage To The Very Old

  • This is not a privilege which she can forgo, lest she be taken into captivity and remain unransomed.

    Legal-Religious Status of the Married Woman.

  • Most of those taken go unransomed, are beaten, bloodied, broken and are sold and resold from Algiers to Egypt, Ethiopia, Arabia, and Turkey.lxxxix

    Islam's War to Save the World

  • Yves had pursued his quest alone since the fall of Faringdon had cast his friend into limbo, unransomed, unlisted, God knew where.

    Brother Cadfael's Penance

  • Soon after dark, however, some of the enemy [5] were discovered creeping up the banks of a nulla at the back of the camp, where the unransomed men were detained under

    Forty-one years in India From Subaltern To Commander-In-Chief

  • It was he who, as Thaukt, the Hag, had given Hela the power to keep Baldur unransomed.

    The Children of Odin The Book of Northern Myths

  • A stream of returning knights, of wounded soldiers, and of unransomed French noblemen, had been for a quarter of a century continually pouring into England, every one of whom exerted an influence in the direction of greater domestic refinement, while shiploads of French furniture from Calais,

    The White Company

  • A stream of returning knights, of wounded soldiers, and of unransomed French noblemen, had been for a quarter of a century continually pouring into England, every one of whom exerted an influence in the direction of greater domestic refinement, while shiploads of

    The White Company

  • A stream of returning knights, of wounded soldiers, and of unransomed French noblemen, had been for a quarter of a century continually pouring into England, every one of whom exerted an influence in the direction of greater domestic refinement, while shiploads of French furniture from Calais, Rouen, and other plundered towns, had supplied our own artizans with models on which to shape their work.

    The White Company

  • It may be that many of our faith still lie unransomed in Jerusalem.

    The Brethren

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