Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Unwatched; unguarded.

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Examples

  • She disliked making personal magic in an unwarded space, but the cantrip itself was comforting, like a warm cat curled on one's lap.

    License Invoked

  • Use common sense around chemicals, flammables, unwarded gears and cutting blades, heavy objects, and so forth.

    SurvivalBlog.com

  • During the few brief seconds that had elapsed between my entrance into the cabin and the flinging of myself upon one of its sofas, I had lost all cognisance of what was happening elsewhere; but as I took my scorched foot upon my knee and ruefully contemplated its injuries, I once more became aware of the sounds of conflict on deck; the fierce, confused stamping of many feet; the cries and ejaculations of encouragement or dismay; the quick jar and clash of blade upon blade; the occasional explosion of a pistol; the dull, crushing sound of unwarded blows; the sharp scream of agony as some poor wretch felt the stroke of the merciless steel; the cries and groans of those who had been smitten down, and, still conscious, were being trampled underfoot by the combatants; the deep muttered curse; the sharp word of command; and the occasional cheer that broke from the lips of our own gallant lads.

    The Pirate Slaver A Story of the West African Coast

  • "Here now will we rest, and by my will to-morrow also, that your beasts may graze their fill of the sweet grass of these unwarded meadows. which feedeth many a herd unowned of man, albeit they pay a quit-rent to wild things that be mightier than they.

    The Well at the World's End: a tale

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