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

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Examples

  • Her eyes narrowed, her mighty muscles drew themselves together like springs being upcoiled, she half crouched, and her head turned sharply to the left, listening.

    Kings in Exile

  • Highhearted Faith! she scruples not to drink of the life-giving wine and water; she is not repelled by the upcoiled serpent.

    The Seaboard Parish Volume 3

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