Definitions

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  • adj. not sailed, not been visited/explored by boat or ship.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ sailed

Examples

  • [16] At present we are like mariners on the ocean: they may sail on for ever, but the seas they have crossed are no more theirs than those that are still unsailed.

    Cyropaedia

  • Without our doing, those seas would be unsailed and those fertile lands a desert.

    A room of one's own

  • Nevertheless, the better to clear and extricate your doubts, let us try all courses, and leave no stone unturned nor wind unsailed by.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • But coupled with my offer was my promise that you would remain intact and unsailed.

    Ship Of Magic

  • The little company of heroes embarked on unsailed seas and beset with strange peril are scarcely more than a string of names, that drop in and out, as though the work were a ship's log rather than an epic.

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

  • Through the unpathed deeps of a sea that sweeps unplumbed, unsailed, unknown,

    Wireless Telegraph

  • The cool night breeze, freshening in from the vast salt wastes of the sea -- unsailed forever now -- cooled their cheeks and soothed the fever of their thoughts.

    Darkness and Dawn

  • The first, a voyage on a tiny wooden ship with a menu of salt beef, biscuit, and penguin, to unsailed seas and uninhabited ice-bound lands; the other, in a floating hotel, with complicated meals, and crowds of passengers, to a hot land with innumerable inhabitants.

    From Edinburgh to India & Burmah

  • William Wordsworth was born at Cockermouth; and fourteen years after his death Wordsworth and Coleridge published the volume which, more perhaps than any {172} other, started English literature on its great voyage into seas unsailed and unimagined by Johnson.

    Dr. Johnson and His Circle

  • "O thou for whom, if the Hesea's tale be true, I did once lay down my royal rank and dare the dangers of an unsailed sea; O thou whom in ages gone I would have sheltered with my frail body from the sorceries of this cold, self-seeking witch; O thou whom but a little while ago at my own life's risk I drew from death in yonder river, choose, choose!"

    Ayesha, the Return of She

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