unwemmed

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Etymology[edit]

From un- + wemmed.

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Adjective[edit]

unwemmed (comparative more unwemmed, superlative most unwemmed)

  1. (archaic) untainted, pure
    • Late 14th century, Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘The Man of Law's Tale’, Canterbury Tales
      Þe þeef fil over bord al sodeynly, / And in þe see he dreynte for vengeance; / And þus haþ Crist unwemmed kept Custance.