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  • adj. (of a container) having the stopper removed


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  • Musical instruments of the forgotten days — ukukes and nose flutes, and kiokios which are likewise played with one unstoppered nostril.


  • When I came home from the airport after the business trip, Zack was asleep in bed and Chris was a fountain unstoppered.

    Falling Apart in One Piece

  • Reaching into the pocket of his borrowed too-big jeans, he pulled his vial of black dust free, unstoppered it, and tapped a small portion into his palm.

    Black Dust Mambo

  • She unstoppered it and tapped a pale-green powder into the palm of her hand.

    Black Dust Mambo

  • She untied the bandages on her ankle, unstoppered the vial, and poured a measure of the liquid over the angry-looking cuts.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • She unstoppered the vial and took a sip of the draft herself.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • She unstoppered the vial and poured the contents over a clean rag, then handed it to Trystan.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • When he said no more, she unstoppered her own water-skin and settled back against a tree.

    Father Swarat

  • I'd got the filler off the tank and pouring in from the can, and another can unstoppered beside me.

    Movie Night

  • Darian took the jug, unstoppered it, and discovered that it was not the tea that was commonly used for the treatment of mental strain, but the stronger and more concentrated decoction.

    Elephant in the City


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