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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNARRANGED

As for Mrs. Brokenshire, she was as little used to the unarranged as if she had been a royalty.

Snorro had carried all her belongings into the house, but they were unpacked and unarranged.

Whether any attempt will ever be made to supersede this vast and unarranged mass by a complete code seems very doubtful.

The wonder of her was that, despite its unarranged air, the tiny place was already cleared and set for action.

But when Martin caught sight of the young lady in her white dressing-gown and unarranged hair, she drew back.

Themselves are new, unarranged; they are the Heart and presiding centre of a France fallen wholly into maddest disarrangement.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "draw up a line of battle," from Old French arengier (12c.), from a- "to" (see ad-) + rangier "set in a row" (Modern French ranger), from rang "rank," from Frankish *hring (see rank (n.)).

A rare word until the meaning generalized to "to place things in order" c.1780-1800. Musical sense of "adapt for other instruments or voices" is from 1808. Related: Arranged; arranging. Arranged marriage attested from 1854.

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