1. alight from (a horse)
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How To Use unhorse In A Sentence

  • King Kryger first saw Ray carrying another boy in a school-yard fight game called Horse, in which two heavier boys carried two lighter boys on their shoulders, and the boys on top grappled and tried to “unhorse” each other. Raymond Carver
  • In response, the New Deal attempted to unhorse those President Franklin Roosevelt termed “economic royalists,” who were growing rich off “other people’s money” while the country suffered its worst trauma since the Civil War. “The Street” trembled. Steve Fraser: The All-American Occupation
  • Kahlan saw General Meiffert reach up, seize a fistful of chain mail, and unhorse the man who had been dragging her tent. Men Don't Leave Me
  • Eleanor was amazed at how easily this mysterious knight had unhorsed the yellow knight, and she found that despite her earlier feelings towards jousting, she really did want to see more of this jousting tournament.
  • She checked the straps on her leg armor, making sure they were tight, remembering how the enemy's strong fingers had clawed at her legs, trying to unhorse her. Men Don't Leave Me
  • We see the use of lances with hooks, to unhorse an opponent, but there is little mounted archery, and too much man-to-man sword fighting in small, confused melees.
  • One of his friends tried to unhorse me with a blow of his mace, but I caught it with my father's shield. THE LIGHTSTONE: BOOK ONE, PART ONE OF THE EA CYCLE
  • In his fury and humiliation at being unhorsed, he turned to meet the one who had brought him down, ready to make up for it.
  • He gathers himself up, and strains every nerve and faculty with deliberate aim to some heroic and dazzling atchievement of intellect: but he must make a career before he flings himself, armed, upon the enemy, or he is sure to be unhorsed. The Spirit of the Age Contemporary Portraits
  • Doubtless you include yourself among that numerous tribe of Texas titans who can "unhorse" me as easily as turning a hen over; and having accorded you unlimited space in which to acquire momentum, I would certainly dread the shock were I cursed with an atom of polemical pride. The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 10
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