v. t.1.To tame; to subdue.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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But that doesn't make us unwild. It's because you're a wild animal and you've been put into a situation that your species didn't evolve to handle.
Early on in the book is a section called "Unwild Food Recipes" which includes incredible vegan cheese alternatives, sauces, "butters," and condiments.
Likewise, though the wild sheep and the farm-bred sheep are in some ways unlike in their domesticities, we forget too easily that if the "domestic" sheep becomes too unwild, as some occasionally do, they become uneconomic and useless: They have reproductive problems, conformation problems, and so on.
I remember standing down the front of Barbarellas back in 77, cheering along to shouts of Hey Ho Let's Go, seriously sweating to Sheena Is A Punk Rocker and being surprised on meeting them backstage at how unwild they were and that Joey's biggest concern was who'd had the shampoo for his hair.
Lord moved from pretty, unwild New England to Alaska in 1973, and explores the attractions and the hard realities of Alaskan life in fiction and nonfiction.
Wedding season is upon us and from now until the end of summer, when we start to hear that other seasonal call of the unwild "The nights are fair drawing in"," pedestrians everywhere will need to look down when they're stepping out.