Definitions

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  • adj. Without shoring.

Etymologies

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un- + shored

Examples

  • There are enough supporters who will say they won't back his play, then when the pressure is turned up cave in like an unshored mine tunnel.

    Why Life is Now More Complicated

  • Already we are boldly launched upon the deep; but soon we shall be lost in its unshored harborless immensities.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • Whenever the unshored pit caves in the accident has been caused by evil-minded ghosts, the kobolds of Germany, in which Cornwall till lately believed.

    To The Gold Coast for Gold, Vol. II A Personal Narrative

  • Already we are boldly launched upon the deep; but soon we shall be lost in its unshored, harbourless immensities.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • Already we are boldly launched upon the deep; but soon we shall be lost in its unshored, harborless immensities.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

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