unpared

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ pared

Adjective[edit]

unpared (not comparable)

  1. Not pared.
    • 1859, Various, Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 18, April, 1859[1]:
      Meanwhile he surveyed the room as minutely as if it had been a museum,--trying the rocking-chair, examining pictures, snapping vases with his unpared nails, opening costly books, smelling of scent-bottles, scanning the anti-Macassars and the Berlin-wool mats.
    • 1903, Helen Campbell, The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking[2]:
      If unpared, wash and wipe each one to rub off the wool.