unbitted [uhn-bit-id] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- not bitted or bridled.
- not controlled.
Origin of unbitted 1580–90; un-1 + bitted Examples from the Web for unbitted Historical Examples of unbitted
So much the worse for the ship, for her cable can be unbitted, as well as the schooner’s.
Like an unbitted horse, all restraint shaken off, she ran free toward the ocean as to her pasture-land.
She held her head high, and capered like an unbitted yearling fresh off the first spring pastures.
S. R. Crockett
The latter were unbitted and feeding, when the whole of the enemy’s cavalry made their appearance.
William Gilmore Simms
“It’s easy—for him,” commented Brand Williams, discussing Collie’s almost uncanny quelling of a vicious, unbitted mustang.
Henry Herbert Knibbs