un·​rude | \ "+\

Definition of unrude

: rough, rude

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First Known Use of unrude

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for unrude

Middle English, alteration (probably influenced by rude) of unride rough, violent, from Old English ungerȳde, from un- entry 1 + gerȳde prepared, easy, from ge- (perfective prefix) + -rȳde, of unknown origin

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