Dis*mount" (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dismounted; p. pr. & vb. n. Dismounting.] [Pref. dis- + mount: cf. OF. desmonter, F. d'emonter.]

1.

To come down; to descend.

[Poetic]

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.

 

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Dis*mount", 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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