Unsight unseen
Unsight Un*sight", a. Doing or done without sight; not seeing or examining. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

{Unsight unseen}, a colloquial phrase, denoting unseeing unseen, or unseen repeated; as, to buy a thing unsight unseen, that is, without seeing it. [1913 Webster]

For to subscribe, unsight, unseen, To a new church discipline. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster]

There was a great confluence of chapmen, that resorted from every part, with a design to purchase, which they were to do ``unsight unseen.'' --Spectator. [1913 Webster]


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  • Unsight — Un*sight , a. Doing or done without sight; not seeing or examining. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] {Unsight unseen}, a colloquial phrase, denoting unseeing unseen, or unseen repeated; as, to buy a thing unsight unseen, that is, without seeing it. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unsight — /un suyt /, adj. without inspection or examination: to buy a thing unsight, unseen. [1615 25; appar. UN 1 + SIGHT, for expected unsighted] * * * …   Universalium

  • unsight — I. “+ transitive verb Etymology: un (II) + sight : to prevent from seeing a gust of wind blew his … hat over his face and unsighted him so that he dropped the catch New York Times II. adjective Etym …   Useful english dictionary

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