Definitions

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  • adj. Not swallowed.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ swallowed

Examples

  • Bulge with the unswallowed piece, and turning stared;

    Idylls of the King

  • The care of the host of the Belle Étoile, and his assistants, had raised the wounded hero of a hundred fights partly against the wall, and propped him at each side with portmanteaus and pillows, and poured a glass of brandy, which was duly placed to his account, into his big mouth, where, for the first time, such a godsend remained unswallowed.

    The Room in the Dragon Volant

  • "Circuit open," he mumbled around a mouthful of still unswallowed sandwich.

    Planet of the Damned

  • Then the Off Ox unswallowed his cud and began to chew it as though nothing had happened.

    Among the Farmyard People

  • Bulge with the unswallowed piece, and turning, stared.

    Famous Reviews

  • Leaving the rest of the meal unswallowed, I went to the doorway of the yard and there found my old friend, Kambula.

    Marie An Episode in The Life of the late Allan Quatermain

  • He immediately jumped at the conclusion that the sly fox must have a concealed treasure somewhere, the more so that he had seen him absent himself for near an hour that morning and come back with a smile lurking on his face and his mouth filled with unswallowed food.

    The Downfall

  • Expressive signs of what made them poor were not wanting; the tax for the state, the tax for the church, the tax for the lord, tax local and tax general, were to be paid here and to be paid there, according to solemn inscription in the little village, until the wonder was that there was any village left unswallowed.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 11

  • Expressive sips of what made them poor, were not wanting; the tax for the state, the tax for the church, the tax for the lord, tax local and tax general, were to be paid here and to be paid there, according to solemn inscription in the little village, until the wonder was, that there was any village left unswallowed.

    A Tale of Two Cities

  • The partridge was sorely gashed at the first stroke, but the morsel taken from its breast lay upon the fork unswallowed.

    As good as a comedy, or, The Tennesseean's story

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