Unmailable

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Unmailable un-mā′la-bl incapable of being mailed or sent to its proper destination by post.
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Usage

In literature:

And good were the days thereafter of utter deedless rest And the prattle of thy daughter, and her hands on my unmailed breast.
"The House of the Wolfings A Tale of the House of the Wolfings and All the Kindreds of the Mark Written in Prose and in Verse" by William Morris
The unmailed answers that were to accompany this introduction were plentiful enough and generally of a fervent sort.
"Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete" by Albert Bigelow Paine
I had to watch them for the sake of Thorgils, who was unmailed, and I could not look where he pointed ahead of us.
"A Prince of Cornwall" by Charles W. Whistler
They found an unmailed letter directed to Marya in his pockets.
"The Crimson Tide" by Robert W. Chambers
That piety, which is built on ignorance, holds up the shield where the arrow comes not; and sleeps unmailed when the enemy is at the gate.
"Tales from Blackwood, Volume 7" by Various
In my desk drawer lay yet another letter, unmailed, thank God!
"Mavis of Green Hill" by Faith Baldwin
Maso, as a precaution, carried with him the unmailed letter which contained the receipt for this sum.
"Dorothy and other Italian Stories" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
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In poetry:

Leave me in peace, O Spectres, who haunt
My labouring mind, I have fought and failed.
I have not quailed,
I was all unmailed
And naked I strove, 'tis my only vaunt.
"The Last Quarter Of The Moon" by Amy Lowell