DISMOUNTED, pp. 1. Thrown from a horse, or from an elevation; unhorsed, or removed from horses by order; as dismounted troops. Applied to horses, it signifies unfit for service. 2. Thrown or removed from carriages.
Dismount Dis*mount", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dismounted; p. pr. & vb. n. Dismounting.] [Pref. dis- + mount: cf. OF. desmonter, F. d['e]monter.] 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.