unshorn


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unshorn

(ʌnˈʃɔːn)
adj
1. not shorn or cut
2. not diminished or reduced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unshorn - not shearedunshorn - not sheared; "a grizzly unshorn beard"; "unshorn sheep"
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They were nearly all whalemen; chief mates, and second mates, and third mates, and sea carpenters, and sea coopers, and sea blacksmiths, and harpooneers, and ship keepers; a brown and brawny company, with bosky beards; an unshorn, shaggy set, all wearing monkey jackets for morning gowns.
I'm bound to admit that a more unshaven, unshorn, unkempt, and uneverything wretch I never saw outside the ancient and honorable order of tramps.
He was rather blown about by the wind, and his cheeks looked terribly pale, unshorn, and cavernous.
Mars of gleaming helmet joined the Trojans, and with him Apollo of locks unshorn, and the archer goddess Diana, Leto, Xanthus, and laughter-loving Venus.
To him, then, there came a messenger from the sacred feast to goodly Pytho, a crow (57), and he told unshorn Phoebus of secret deeds, that Ischys son of Elatus had wedded Coronis the daughter of Phlegyas of birth divine.
Exhausted, unwashed, unshorn, begrimed with smoke and dust, his hair clotted with blood, his voice quite gone, so that he spoke in whispers; his skin parched up by fever, his whole body bruised and cut, and beaten about, Hugh still took the flask, and raised it to his lips.
Then the prisoner was sworn--a forlorn object, haggard and unshorn, with an arm done up in a filthy bandage, a cheek and head cut, and bloody, and one eye purplish black and entirely closed.
A slouching, moody, drunken sloven, wasted by intemperance and vice, and with his matted hair and unshorn beard in wild disorder; but, with some traces on him, too, of having been a man of good proportion and good features in his youth.
As well as coping with the trauma of losing their son, New Zealand farmers Dan and Kathy Murphy were left with a flock of 3,400 unshorn sheep.
The known sheep sacrifices would begin with choosing a perfect lamb that would be fed better than the other sheep and is left unshorn.
They shouted expletives at him, pulled his head out of the window and cut a fistful of his religiously-mandated unshorn hair with a knife.
I still remember the sound of the feet moving through the kilometer of unshorn shrub to the waiting ambulance.