Definitions

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  • adj. Not lodged in a stable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not put up in a stable.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ stabled

Examples

  • Here again — behold the branchless tree, the unstabled

    Villette

  • The horse was quickly unstabled, and brought round to the tavern door, but the innkeeper was loth to let the good knight depart.

    Heiress of Haddon

  • With his best energies directed toward developing his possessions, his log hut gives place to a cottage, the pine bushes make way for fruit trees, the broom sage for flowers; the unstabled mule is snugly sheltered in a comfortable barn, while the lowing of cattle, the bleating of sheep, the grunting of swine, and the cackling of fowls bear witness to thrift and prosperity.

    The American Negro: What He Was, What He Is, and What He May Become: A Critical and Practical Discussion

  • Here again -- behold the branchless tree, the unstabled Rosinante; the film of cloud, the flicker of moonshine.

    Villette

  • "Mimicking the malignant spirits who were widely believed to be abroad on Hallowe'en," he writes, "gangs of youths blocked up chimneys, rampaged through cabbage patches, opened gates and unstabled horses."

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

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