they kembd, that lay untressed
Ful rudely, and with [their] fyngres smale A corone on hire heed they han ydressed, And sette hir ful of nowches grete and smale.
In a few more moments he will see them as clearly as we do: those locks of untressed
golden hair, the pale and sinuous lines their bodies make against the writhing curtain of tendrils, shadowy and green; a tapestry; goddesses in bloodless guises.
When cooking a bird whole, leave it untressed
, tuck the legs close to the body, and everything will cook evenly.