Usage examples for dismantling

  1. Two or three, in the neighborhood have already gone through this ordeal; but the even has proved that it was not papers they sought, but plunder, and an excuse for dismantling the castles, or occupying them with English officers. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  2. The flowering shrubs had disappeared from the staircase; three large furniture waggons stood before the garden gate; the servants were busy dismantling the house upon all sides; and some of them had already donned their great- coats and were preparing to depart. – New-Arabian-Nights by Stevenson, Robert Louis