from The Century Dictionary.
- Not stringed: as, an unstringed viol.
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Then Drona's son, that slayer of foes, stringing his unstringed bow, and seeing that his men had meanwhile speedily yoked other excellent steeds unto his car, sped thousands of arrows (at his foe).
The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3 Books 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 Kisari Mohan [Translator] Ganguli
One day, as Oh-I-Am the Wizard went over Three-Tree Common, his shoe became unstringed, and he bent down to refasten it.
The Book of Stories for the Story-teller Fanny E. Coe
The bow was unstringed and cut into chips, and then the arrows were snapped across, and the quiver split up.
The Plant Hunters Adventures Among the Himalaya Mountains Mayne Reid 1850
This inferior article was therefore condemned to pass five for a stiver during the following month, and afterwards six, at which rate the loose, unstringed wampum, which served the community as change, subsequently circulated. [