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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of unstow.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not stowed.

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Examples

  • One of my toggles came unstowed and I didn't recognize the problem.

    CNN Transcript Dec 23, 2007

  • Small unstowed objects began floating about the cockpit.

    Dirge

  • My fellow had a look at the body when they unstowed it, and he says the Admiral was as fresh as the day he died, so he was, with flesh soft as a baby, and the only change was that all the man's hair and nails had grown wild.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • She was deep enough in the water now, and on her deck lay many an unstowed bale, many a cask of wine, for which the sad-looking Cretan sailors, in their tunics and short cloaks, had not yet been able to find room.

    Famous Islands and Memorable Voyages

  • Rainey led him down the gangway to the deck of the sealer, still cluttered a bit with unstowed gear.

    A Man to His Mate

  • Such phrases I heard everywhere, as I groped my way among chests and barrels and beams and unstowed cargo and ring-bolts and emigrants, down to the lower deck, and thence up to the light of day again, and to my former station.

    The Uncommercial Traveller

  • Such phrases I heard everywhere, as I groped my way among chests and barrels and beams and unstowed cargo and ring-bolts and

    The Uncommercial Traveller

  • Her length, her square and massive hamper, with the symmetry of her spars, and the long, straight outline of the hull, left no doubt that it was a cruiser, with her hammocks unstowed.

    Jack Tier

  • Reefs out of the Topsails and got Topgallant Yards a Cross; unstowed the Anchors and bent the Cables.

    Captain Cook's Journal during his first voyage round the world

  • At 8 a.m. Loosed the Reefs out of the Topsails and got Topgallant Yards a Cross; unstowed the Anchors and bent the Cables.

    Captain Cook's Journal During the First Voyage Round the World

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