unplowed

adjective
un·​plowed | \ ˌən-ˈplau̇d How to pronounce unplowed (audio) \

Definition of unplowed

: not having been worked or cleared with a plow : not plowed an unplowed field streets unplowed after the snowstorm

Examples of unplowed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His hair stood up, an unplowed harvest, an improbable wheat field. Cynthia Ozick, The New Yorker, 14 June 2021 Harland Earls, of Placer County, got lost Jan. 24 driving from Grass Valley to Truckee when the GPS navigation on his smartphone led him down an unplowed back road into the heart of Tahoe National Forest. Gregory Thomas, San Francisco Chronicle, 5 Feb. 2021 The 90-mile Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, which runs through Cuyahoga Valley National Park and numerous county parks, remains unplowed during the winter and is a terrific skiing option. Susan Glaser, cleveland, 4 Jan. 2021 In the old vehicle tracks, microbes were 30 percent less abundant than in a nearby unplowed region. Daniel Ackerman, Scientific American, 31 Aug. 2020 The new feature allows Waze users to report and be notified of unplowed streets and roadways coated with ice. Omar Abdel-baqui, Detroit Free Press, 11 Dec. 2019 The cabin is located about 6 miles off the main road along an unplowed road that was buried under a 2-foot snowfall, WLUC-TV reported. BostonGlobe.com, 5 Dec. 2019 Snowmobiles are permitted on the unplowed roads in the park, which includes M-107 west of the ski area and South Boundary Road south of the park headquarters. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 6 Feb. 2020 The cabin is located about 6 miles off the main road along an unplowed road that was buried under a 2-foot snowfall, WLUC-TV reported. BostonGlobe.com, 5 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of unplowed

1523, in the meaning defined above

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“Unplowed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unplowed. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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