shapen

adjective
shap·​en | \ˈshā-pən \

Definition of shapen 

: fashioned in or provided with a definite shape usually used in combination an ill-shapen body

First Known Use of shapen

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for shapen

Middle English, from past participle of shapen to shape

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