unshorn


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unshorn

(ʌnˈʃɔːn)
adj
1. not shorn or cut
2. not diminished or reduced
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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.
There was no sound of their whereabout, when the Dodger descended the stairs, bearing the light in his hand, and followed by a man in a coarse smock-frock; who, after casting a hurried glance round the room, pulled off a large wrapper which had concealed the lower portion of his face, and disclosed: all haggard, unwashed, and unshorn: the features of flash Toby Crackit.
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.
His face had fallen in, and was unshorn; his frill and neckcloth hung limp under his bagging waistcoat.
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.
OSWESTRY, Wed, Jul 24 Remarks: Ewes met a similar trade to other centres earlier this week with some runs of plain unshorn ewes preventing us from achieving a decent average.
Harpreetinder Singh Bajwa will be the first Sikh active-duty airman to serve with a beard, turban and unshorn hair, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which represented Bajwa, reported last month.