unsown


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unsown

(ʌnˈsəʊn)
adj
1. (Agriculture) (of seed and land) not sown
2. (Biology) (of seed and land) not sown
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Adj.1.unsown - (of a piece of ground) not have a crop sown on itunsown - (of a piece of ground) not have a crop sown on it; "farmland still unsown"
unplanted - not planted
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It is over-run with wild goats, that breed there in great numbers and are never disturbed by foot of man; for sportsmen--who as a rule will suffer so much hardship in forest or among mountain precipices--do not go there, nor yet again is it ever ploughed or fed down, but it lies a wilderness untilled and unsown from year to year, and has no living thing upon it but only goats.
Fat black ash by the altar-stone, Here is the white-foot rain, And the does bring forth in the fields unsown, And none shall affright them again; And the blind walls crumble, unknown, o'erthrown And none shall inhabit again!
The rivers of ice may melt, and the mountains crumble into dust, but the heart of a dead man is like the seed plot unsown.
In conclusion Igor Sechin expressed his hope to high-level cooperation of Japanese colleagues in this area: "As you say in Japan: 'an unsown seed cannot spring'.
Around 60 per cent of land will remain untilled and unsown this time if timely action is not taken within a week," he warned.
He also reminded them of the main purpose of Haj: Pilgrims stand up as one before God, without adornment, dressed in simple, unsown sheets, to pray for divine guidance and grace, and beg Allah to cleanse them from their sins, so they could return to their homes "pure of sin as when they were first born.
Hak's feelings about his education--and his occasional reticence about being a performer--creep up, quite literally, in one of his lines from "Remove Ya," one of So It Goes' best tracks: Dropped out of high but remained a student/ Not one for great speeches but I think I'll say/ Unsown my mouth with words decayed.
The state of ihram is signified (for men) by the wearing of two pieces of unsown white cloth.
Moreover, that grain unsown grows there plentifully is not a fabulous fancy, but is based on trustworthy accounts of the Danes.
Large tracts of land are still unsown in these six states.
The "revolution" was marked by the expansion of agriculture into formerly unsown lands, the development of sophisticated irrigation techniques, and the cultivation of newly introduced crops.
While Police has registered case against the unsown persons.