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unsight

[uhn-sahyt] /ʌnˈsaɪt/
adjective
1.
without inspection or examination:
to buy a thing unsight, unseen.
Origin of unsight
1615-1625
1615-25; apparently un-1 + sight, for expected unsighted
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  • Had a contract ready for me to sign, and wanted me to drop you unsight and unseen, I wouldnt do it, but his offer is tempting.

    Sudden Jim Clarence Budington Kelland
  • To each Nature whispers: "unsight, unseen, hold fast what you have."

    A Man's Value to Society Newell Dwight Hillis
  • So each took one "unsight and unseen" aid made the more exact distributions among themselves later.

  • And you were willing to give up four days to carry my message through, 'unsight—unseen,' as we children used to say?

    The Unspeakable Perk Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • You see, I traded my farm over in Vermont for five hundred acres o' this sheet lightnin', unsight an' unseen.

    A Man for the Ages Irving Bacheller

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