Definitions

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  • adjective Not armed with a weapon.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ weaponed

Examples

  • No skill is his to strike against me, my shield to hew though he hardy be, bold in battle; we both, this night, shall spurn the sword, if he seek me here, unweaponed, for war.

    Beowulf, translated by Francis Gummere

  • No skill is his to strike against me, my shield to hew though he hardy be, bold in battle; we both, this night, shall spurn the sword, if he seek me here, unweaponed, for war.

    Beowulf, translated by Francis Gummere

  • No skill is his to strike against me, my shield to hew though he hardy be, bold in battle; we both, this night, shall spurn the sword, if he seek me here, unweaponed, for war.

    Beowulf

  • All adult males carry arms, and would be held womanish if they were seen unweaponed.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • Steel clattered on stone, and Stanach spun to see Hornfel, unweaponed and his back to the burning valley.

    Stormblade

  • She pointed her long arm at him, and some strange force seemed to be wielded by that unweaponed woman-hand that struck him and pierced him through flesh, and bone and marrow ....

    The Dop Doctor

  • Meaning to win trophies to lay at Miss Brentwood's feet, the present stage of the rough joust with Fortune found him unhorsed, unweaponed and rolling in the dust of the lists.

    The Grafters

  • Thrilling the unweaponed crowd with plumeless heads?

    ON THE POWER OF SOUND

  • No skill is his to strike against me, my shield to hew though he hardy be, bold in battle; we both, this night, shall spurn the sword, if he seek me here, unweaponed, for war.

    Beowulf

  • Edwin drew his sword, and would have given it into the hand of his friend; but Wallace, putting it back, rapidly answered, Leave my defence to this unweaponed arm.

    The Scottish Chiefs

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