Ungear

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Ungear To strip of gear; to unharness; to throw out of gear.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • ungear To strip of gear; also, to throw out of gear.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Ungear un-gēr′ to deprive of gear: to put out of gear.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1st pref. un-, + gear,

Usage

In literature:

The gates were let down, the machinery ungeared, and, in a few moments, all was still.
"Horse-Shoe Robinson" by John Pendleton Kennedy
The motor, ungeared, was coughing and gasping in a painful manner.
"The Girl Aviators and the Phantom Airship" by Margaret Burnham
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