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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNWRITTEN

It was part of a code no less binding because it was unwritten.

Among the unwritten chapters is one which touches a problem.

Can you then assert (asked Socrates) of these unwritten laws that men made them?

The Silvio Pellicos of Pentonville are yet unwritten martyrs.

An unwritten law of the West he broke by letting the snake go.

Except this, there is no such thing as008 unwritten law in the world.

It was an unwritten law at The Woodlands never to disturb the birds.

The mimus was a picture of life or, more exactly, an unwritten parody of life.

"They were unwritten just as the title said," returned the Bellows.

Far above all other hunted whales, his is an unwritten life.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from un- (1) "not" + past participle of write (v.). Cf. Old English unwriten, Old Norse uritinn.

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