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She knows well that Romney Lee is just the last man to let her drive on unescorted.

As though she were unescorted, she passed before him down the steps.

Kee had said she was high-handed, and might she not elect to go about unescorted at any hour?

Lottie X 850 was again in this saloon with other unescorted women.

He did not, and I shifted my gaze to find Miss Plinlimmon coming towards me unescorted.

Again it was announced at the table that all the unescorted ones would accompany Carl and me.

The waiters appeared to be familiar with certain girls who were unescorted.

The unescorted women began to make their invitations dreadfully pressing.

Three hundred passed me the other day unescorted, coming in to give themselves up as prisoners.

In spite of the fact that she was the only unescorted woman she saw, no invitation “to go to the bad” was proffered her.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, in military sense, from Middle French escorte (16c.), from Italian scorta, literally "a guiding," from scorgere "to guide," from Vulgar Latin *excorrigere, from ex- "out" (see ex-) + corrigere "set right" (see correct). The sense of "person accompanying another to a social occasion" is 1936.

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