Unware
Unware Un*ware", a. [AS. unw[ae]r unwary. See {Un-} not, and {Wary}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Unaware; not foreseeing; being off one's guard. [Obs.] --Chaucer. Fairfax. [1913 Webster]

2. Happening unexpectedly; unforeseen. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The unware woe of harm that cometh behind. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] -- {Un*ware"ly}, adv. [Obs.] -- {Un*ware"ness}, n. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]


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