From match +"Ž -less, modelled after or partly continuing Middle English makeless (“having no peer or equal, matchless"), equivalent to make +"Ž -less. Compare SwedishmakalÃ¶s (“incomparable, matchless"), DanishmagelÃ¸s (“matchless").
"A matchless people!" he repeated with a sigh.
The tints and hues of some of the pools are of matchless beauty.
He believed that, imposing as his position was, it rested on the prestige won by matchless triumphs.
He was a great statesman in that he conceived a magnificent yet practicable scheme for making France first among nations, and in that he possessed a matchless faculty for work, neither shrinking from the vastest undertakings nor scorning the most trivial details.
By his consummate generalship and the matchless endurance of his men the pursuers were evaded and San Marino reached, though with a sadly diminished force.