The next evening, Singh was surprised when his train made an unscheduled stop at a small railway station near Bhopal.
Besides, your crystal gymnastics, Starrett, were as unscheduled as her arrival.
Now, he had half an hour extra for the unscheduled major hazard.
And since this territory was all unscheduled in the government of the Yukon, it was his for just as long as he could hold it.
Mr. Brady's invasion was not the first unscheduled event which had enlivened a party at the Birches.
One doesn't look for a "chronic's" doing anything so unscheduled and foreign to routine; but Paw spoiled all precedent.
Some, frowning portentously, thought the plane an unscheduled ocean flier who had lost his way in the fog.
We gain but faint glimpses of our unscheduled virtues from moralist and theologian.
This unscheduled hold-up of the tour was taken in a philosophic spirit by His Royal Highness.
It was more people than I'd ever stood among, as part of an unscheduled, unsanctioned, illegal event.
late 14c., sedule, cedule "ticket, label, slip of paper with writing on it," from Old French cedule (Modern French cédule), from Late Latin schedula "strip of paper" (in Medieval Latin also "a note, schedule"), diminutive of Latin scheda, scida "one of the strips forming a papyrus sheet," from Greek skhida "splinter," from stem of skhizein "to cleave, split" (see shed (v.)). Also from the Latin word are Spanish cédula, German Zettel.
The notion is of slips of paper attached to a document as an appendix (a sense maintained in U.S. tax forms). The specific meaning "printed timetable" is first recorded 1863 in railway use. Modern spelling is a 15c. imitation of Latin, but pronunciation remained "sed-yul" for centuries afterward; the modern British pronunciation ("shed-yul") is from French influence, while the U.S. pronunciation ("sked-yul") is from the practice of Webster, based on the Greek original.
"make a schedule of, 1855; include in a schedule, 1862; from schedule (n.). Related: Scheduled; scheduling.