Definitions

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  • adj. not tearable

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Examples

  • It consisted of a double layer of virtually untearable plastic alloy colored a watery blue-green.

    Cachalot

  • Father has some untearable transparent envelopes, and I shall ask him for two of them.

    A Young Girl's Diary

  • The toughness of the good northern breed is of a quality untearable, made to endure in all climates, under all conditions.

    Rosa Mundi and Other Stories

  • The toes are protected by numberless little strings of curled untearable paper, which, when webbed, make the sole, heel, and back of the sandal, and this is joined to the point of the shoe by a stouter cord going right round, which is also made of the same kind of twisted paper.

    Corea or Cho-sen The Land of the Morning Calm

  • Messrs, the packers have, at my request, sent in the evening several charming little boxes, with compartments and false bottoms, and several paper bags (in the untearable Japanese paper), which close of themselves and are fastened by strings, also in paper, arranged beforehand in the most ingenious manner, -- quite the cleverest and most handy thing of its kind; for little useful trifles these people are unrivaled.

    Madame Chrysantheme

  • Messieurs the packers have, at my request, sent in the evening several charming little boxes, with compartments and false bottoms, and several paper bags (in the untearable Japanese paper), which close of themselves and are fastened by strings, also in paper, arranged beforehand in the most ingenious manner -- quite the cleverest and most handy thing of its kind; for little useful trifles these people are unrivalled.

    Madame Chrysantheme — Complete

  • ... it was cruel and bigoted of Joanna to buy yards and yards of calico for nightgowns and "petticoat bodies," with trimmings of untearable embroidery.

    Joanna Godden

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