Definitions

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  • adj. Inattentive; clumsy; incautious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Incautious; careless.

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Examples

  • “The cursed Highland salvages!” muttered the Captain, half aloud; “what is to become of me, if Gustavus, the namesake of the invincible Lion of the Protestant League, should be lamed among their untenty hands!”

    A Legend of Montrose

  • I have told you already I would never be so untenty as to commit myself.

    David Balfour, a sequel to Kidnapped.

  • ` ` The cursed Highland salvages! '' muttered the Captain, half aloud; ` ` what is to become of me, if Gustavus, the namesake of the invincible Lion of the Protestant League, should be lamed among their untenty hands? ''

    A Legend of Montrose

  • "The cursed Highland salvages!" muttered the Captain, half aloud; "what is to become of me, if Gustavus, the namesake of the invincible Lion of the Protestant League, should be lamed among their untenty hands!"

    A Legend of Montrose

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