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Unmown   Listen
adjective
Unmown  adj.  See mown.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Unmown" Quotes from Famous Books



... over the stones, and the deep olive shadows where the water was deeper? She had never seen them before. Now they were pointed out and seen to be rich and clear, a sort of dilution of sunlight, with a suggestion of sunlight's other riches of possibility. The rank unmown grass that fringed the stream, Diana had never seen it but as what the scythe had missed; now she was made to notice what an elegant fringe it was, and how the same sunlight glanced upon its curving stems and blades, and set ...
— Diana • Susan Warner

... palaces, landscapes, pageants, feasts, are taken to pieces in all their parts, and all these parts are likened to some other things. "His abundance," says Mr. Craik, "is often oppressive; it is like wading among unmown grass." And he drowns us in words. His abundant and incongruous adjectives may sometimes, perhaps, startle us unfairly, because their associations and suggestions have quite altered; but very often they are the idle outpouring of an unrestrained affluence ...
— Spenser - (English Men of Letters Series) • R. W. Church



Words linked to "Unmown" :   flora, botany, vegetation, uncut



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