Definition of Dismounting

1. Verb. (present participle of dismount) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dismounting

1. dismount [v] - See also: dismount

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dismounting

dismissing
dismission
dismissions
dismissive
dismissively
dismissiveness
dismist
dismoded
dismortgage
dismortgaged
dismortgages
dismortgaging
dismount
dismountable
dismounted
dismounting
dismounts
dismutase
dismutases
dismutate
dismutation
dismutations
disnaturalize
disnaturalized
disnaturalizes
disnaturalizing
disnatured
disnest
disnested
disnests

Literary usage of Dismounting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Constitutional Antiquities of Sparta and Athens by Gustav Gilbert (1895)
"They had to instruct them in mounting and dismounting, hurling spears on horseback, charging, wheeling, leaping walls and ditches, and riding up and down ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1892)
"One shell fell on deck, dismounting the pivot gun. The "Almirante Condell " was nearly sunk by her sister gunboat. On the '• Magellanes " 40 men were killed ..."

3. The Journals of Washington Irving (Hitherto Unpublished) by Washington Irving (1919)
"As we approached it we see a group of ladies and gent[lemen] entering the yard on horseback and dismounting. The widow who owns it has a large family. ..."

4. The Theological and Literary Journal (1850)
"forward, and dismounting in haste, and disrobing with precipitation, rushed down the bank, and threw themselves into the stream. ..."

5. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1892)
"Dismounting, he essayed to adjust the trace ; but ere he had fairly commenced the task, the mule, a singularly refractory animal, snorted wildly, ..."

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