unset

[uhn-set]

Origin of unset

1350–1400; Middle English: (of a time) unappointed; see un-2, set
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Examples from the Web for unset

Historical Examples of unset

  • An' I found out, though she never'd say another word, that it unset her more'n it did me.

    Tiverton Tales

    Alice Brown

  • An' I found out, though she never 'd say another word, that it unset her more'n it did me.

    Tiverton Tales

    Alice Brown

  • It was unset, but the two girls realized that it was rarely beautiful.

    Madge Morton's Victory

    Amy D.V. Chalmers

  • The present my lady friend had received was a large, unset topaz.

    There is no Death

    Florence Marryatt

  • And with that he displayed a ruby, unset, that was like a clot of blood.


British Dictionary definitions for unset

unset

adjective
  1. not yet solidified or firm
  2. (of a gem) not yet in a setting
  3. (of textual matter) not yet composed
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