Unhouseled
Unhouseled Un*hou"seled, a. Not having received the sacrament. [Obs.] [Written also {unhouselled}.] [1913 Webster]

To die like the houseless dog on yonder common, unshriven and unhouseled. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


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  • unhouseled — [unhou′zəld] adj. Archaic without having been given the Eucharist [he died unhouseled] …   English World dictionary

  • unhouseled — |ən+ adjective Etymology: un (I) + houseled, past participle of housel archaic : not having received the sacrament cut off even in the blossoms of my sin, unhouseled. disappointed Shakespeare …   Useful english dictionary

  • unhouseled — adjective Date: 1532 archaic not having received the Eucharist especially shortly before death …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unhouseled — /un how zeuhld/, adj. Archaic. not having received the Eucharist. [1525 35; UN 1 + HOUSEL + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • unhouseled — not having received the Eucharist shortly before death Ecclesiastical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • unhouseled — un·houseled …   English syllables

  • unhouselled — Unhouseled Un*hou seled, a. Not having received the sacrament. [Obs.] [Written also {unhouselled}.] [1913 Webster] To die like the houseless dog on yonder common, unshriven and unhouseled. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disappointed — Dis ap*point ed, a. 1. Defeated of expectation or hope; balked; as, a disappointed person or hope. [1913 Webster] 2. Unprepared; unequipped. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Cut off even in the blossoms of my sin, Unhouseled, disappointed, unaneled. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ecclesiastical Terms — Christianity is an institution of extraordinary duration and complexity (not to mention insularity) and, over the past 2000 years, has developed its own extensive vocabulary that is largely incomprehensible to laypersons. This surprisingly large… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • un|hou|seled — «uhn HOW zuhld», adjective. not having had the Eucharist administered: »He died, unhouseled, in his sins (Robert Southey) …   Useful english dictionary

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