Dismount

Definition of Dismount

Dis`mount´
v. i.1.To come down; to descend.
[imp. & p. p. Dismounted; p. pr. & vb. n. Dismounting.]
But now the bright sun ginneth to dismount.
- Spenser.
2.To alight from a horse; to descend or get off, as a rider from his beast; as, the troops dismounted.
v. t.1.To throw or bring down from an elevation, place of honor and authority, or the like.
Dismounted from his authority.
- Barrow.
2.To throw or remove from a horse; to unhorse; as, the soldier dismounted his adversary.
3.(Mech.) To take down, or apart, as a machine.
4.To throw or remove from the carriage, or from that on which a thing is mounted; to break the carriage or wheels of, and render useless; to deprive of equipments or mountings; - said esp. of artillery.

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