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dismount


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dismount  \Dis*mount"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dismounted};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Dismounting}.]  [Pref.  dis-  +  mount:  cf  OF 
  desmonter  F.  d['e]monter.] 
  1.  To  come  down  to  descend.  [Poetic] 
 
  But  now  the  bright  sun  ginneth  to  dismount. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  To  alight  from  a  horse;  to  descend  or  get  off  as  a  rider 
  from  his  beast;  as  the  troops  dismounted. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dismount  \Dis*mount"\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  throw  or  bring  down  from  an  elevation,  place  of  honor 
  and  authority,  or  the  like 
 
  Dismounted  from  his  authority.  --Barrow. 
 
  2.  To  throw  or  remove  from  a  horse;  to  unhorse;  as  the 
  soldier  dismounted  his  adversary. 
 
  3.  (Mech.)  To  take  down  or  apart,  as  a  machine. 
 
  4.  To  throw  or  remove  from  the  carriage,  or  from  that  on 
  which  a  thing  is  mounted;  to  break  the  carriage  or  wheels 
  of  and  render  useless;  to  deprive  of  equipments  or 
  mountings;  --  said  esp.  of  artillery. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dismount 
  n  :  the  act  of  dismounting  (a  horse  or  bike  etc.) 
  v  :  get  off  (a  horse)  [syn:  {unhorse},  {light},  {get  off},  {get 
  down}] 




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