Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The very idea that this house in all its unswathed glory could have been hers lacked plausibility now the Prince had gone from her life.

    Presumption of Death

  • When done it is unswathed and presented with a band of cauliflower around it as a garnish.47

    Savoring The Past

  • In a minute we had torn off the gag, unswathed the bonds, and Mrs. Stapleton sank upon the floor in front of us.

    The Hound of the Baskervilles

  • Then Jim jerked the shade down and unswathed Aunt Selina's legs so that she could walk, offered his arm, and stalked past us and upstairs, without a word!

    When a Man Marries

  • But there was one phenomenon of literature the convalescent insisted upon observing for himself, and which he went over again and again, to the detriment of his single unswathed eye, and this was the Carlow "Herald."

    The Gentleman from Indiana

  • Imagine a _pagne_ made of narrow strips bedizened with red and black hieroglyphics, weighted with bitumen, and apparently belonging to a mummy newly unswathed.

    Humorous Ghost Stories

  • She had been unswathed from her veil and her cloak, released from her black velvet, and was comfortable before her sitting-room fire in a padded wisteria robe and a boudoir cap with satin bow.

    Mistress Anne

  • That afternoon with his head unswathed, Mark began to ask questions.

    The City of Fire

  • Carefully, patiently, Olivier unswathed his obscure stammering soul: little by little he was able to read his hopes and his absurdly touching faith in the new birth of the world.

    Jean-Christophe Journey's End

  • Archie thought privately that if Braddock unswathed the mummy, he would find the emeralds and would probably stick to them, so that his expedition to Egypt might be financed.

    The Green Mummy

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.