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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having no tent or tents, as a soldier or a field.
  • adj. Not tended; not dressed. See 4th tent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not inclosed in or provided with a tent or tents: as, an untented army.
  • Having no tents erected upon it: as, an untented field.
  • Not having a medical tent applied; hence, not having the pain lessened.

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Examples

  • All that night of Hallowe'en, a Partridge drummed near my untented couch on the balsam boughs.

    The Arctic Prairies : a Canoe-Journey of 2,000 Miles in Search of the Caribou; Being the Account of a Voyage to the Region North of Aylemer Lake

  • Perilous is such a slumber in the twilight all untented.

    India's Love Lyrics

  • Remember, Lady Bothwell, you too have a death-bed to look forward to; Your soul may -- all human souls must -- feel the awe of facing the judgment-seat, with the wounds of an untented conscience, raw, and rankling -- what thought would it be then that should whisper, "I have given no mercy, how then shall I ask it?"'

    My Aunt Margaret's Mirror

  • In the agony agony of his paflion with his daughter, he fays (in the modern editions) •* Th 'untented woundings of a Father's curfe Pierce every fenfe about thee.

    Thirty letters on various subjects ..

  • Remember, Lady Bothwell, you too have a death-bed to look forward to; your soul may, all human souls must, feel the awe of facing the judgment seat, with the wounds of an untented conscience, raw, and rankling — what thought would it be then that should whisper, ‘I have given no mercy, how then shall I ask it?’”

    My Aunt Margaret's Mirror

  • Remember, Lady Bothwell, you too have a death-bed to look forward to; your soul may, all human souls must, feel the awe of facing the judgment seat, with the wounds of an untented conscience, raw, and rankling -- what thought would it be then that should whisper, 'I have given no mercy, how then shall I ask it?'"

    Waverley Novels — Volume 12

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