unbarbed


Related to unbarbed: barbed wire

unbarbed

(ʌnˈbɑːbd)
adj
1. lacking barbs or sharp points
2. (Hairdressing & Grooming) (of a person) unshaven
3. (Textiles) (of woollen cloth) not barbed
4. (Horticulture) not cut or mown
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In such cases, we waded out, un-stuck our arrows, and hoisted our slimy prizes ashore before they could slip off the unbarbed tips.
There was open expression of surprise as to how he could have carried off such a prize, but he too must have been irresistible with his slim straight height, his equestrian fame, his blue eyes, dark hair and sharp classical profile, his exuberant and witty though unbarbed humour, his boundless generosity.
Work there yielded eight barbed bone points, three unbarbed bone points, and a dagger-shaped bone, Brooks and her colleagues report in the April 28 Science.