dismount


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dismount

[dis′maünt]
(ordnance)
To remove a weapon or piece of equipment from its setting, mount, or carriage.
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But when he saw that the horsemen did not dismount and that the wolf shook herself and ran for safety, Daniel set his chestnut galloping, not at the wolf but straight toward the wood, just as Karay had run to cut the animal off.
Edward dismounted, gave his bridle to his companion, and walked with a light step towards the house.
'Who, Willet?' said Edward carelessly, as he dismounted.
He heard the Scarecrow fall to the ground with a mushy sound, and then he himself quickly dismounted and looked at his friend Jack.
Porthos turned around like a lion, plunged on the dismounted cavalier, who tried to draw his sword; but before it was out of the scabbard, Porthos, with the hilt of his had struck him such a terrible blow on the head that he fell like an ox beneath the butcher's knife.
Aramis dismounted and went to Porthos, whilst Athos approached D'Artagnan.
AS Norman of Torn rode out from the castle of De Stutevill, Father Claude dismounted from his sleek donkey within the ballium of Torn.
He dismounted, and sat down at the edge of the fountain, where he awaited the genius in terrible suspense.
While I was occupied in this way, one of the dismounted hussars came running up.
IRELAND expected a flying dismount this week and Frankie Dettori was not going to let us down.
The group will finally dismount at Kinloss Barracks, where the horses will be rested before being transported back to their regiments.
OFFICE workers on bikes who are ignoring 'dismount' road signs have been labelled 'a menace' in Birmingham's Paradise Circus.