unwinnowed

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un- +‎ winnowed

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unwinnowed (not comparable)

  1. Not winnowed.
    • 1857, S. H. Hammond, Wild Northern Scenes[1]:
      While stooping over to fill his fan with unwinnowed grain, the buck, taking advantage of his position, came like a catapult against him, and sent him like a ball from a Paixhan gun, head foremost into the chaff.
    • 1907, William J. Dawson, The Quest of the Simple Life[2]:
      A few miles away the loud Niagara of London runs swift, and the air vibrates with all the tumult of the strenuous life of man; but here the air is dead, unwinnowed by any clamorous wind, unshaken by any planetary motion.

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