Unwritten doctrines(Theol.), such doctrines as have been handed down by word of mouth; oral or traditional doctrines.Unwritten law. [Cf. L. lex non scripta.] That part of the law of England and of the United States which is not derived from express legislative enactment, or at least from any enactment now extant and in force as such. This law is now generally contained in the reports of judicial decisions. See Common law, under Common.Unwritten laws, such laws as have been handed down by tradition or in song. Such were the laws of the early nations of Europe.

(Un*wro"ken) a. [See Un- not, and Wreak.] Not revenged; unavenged. [Obs.] Surrey.

(Un*yoke") v. t. [1st pref. un- + yoke.]

1. To loose or free from a yoke. "Like youthful steers unyoked, they take their courses." Shak.

2. To part; to disjoin; to disconnect. Shak.

(Un*yoked") a. [In sense 1 pref. un- not + yoked; in senses 2 and 3 properly p. p. of unyoke.]

1. Not yet yoked; not having worn the yoke.

2. Freed or loosed from a yoke.

3. Licentious; unrestrained. [R.] Shak.

(Un*yold"en) a. Not yielded. [Obs.] "[By] force . . . is he taken unyolden." Sir T. Browne.

(Un*zoned") a. Not zoned; not bound with a girdle; as, an unzoned bosom. Prior.

(Up) adv. [AS. up, upp, up; akin to OFries. up, op, D. op, OS. up, OHG. uf, G. auf, Icel. & Sw. upp, Dan. op, Goth. iup, and probably to E. over. See Over.]

1. Aloft; on high; in a direction contrary to that of gravity; toward or in a higher place or position; above; — the opposite of down.

But up or down,
By center or eccentric, hard to tell.

2. Hence, in many derived uses, specifically: —

(a) From a lower to a higher position, literally or figuratively; as, from a recumbent or sitting position; from the mouth, toward the source, of a river; from a dependent or inferior condition; from concealment; from

Unwrinkle to Upholder

(Un*wrin"kle) v. t. [1st pref. un- + wrinkle.] To reduce from a wrinkled state; to smooth.

(Un*write") v. t. [1st pref. un- + write.] To cancel, as what is written; to erase. Milton.

(Un*writ"ten) a.

1. Not written; not reduced to writing; oral; as, unwritten agreements.

2. Containing no writing; blank; as, unwritten paper.

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