unshorn

adjective
un·​shorn | \ ˌən-ˈshȯrn How to pronounce unshorn (audio) \

Definition of unshorn

: not shorn an unshorn sheep unshorn hair

Examples of unshorn in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The organization also pointed to its 2014 survey that found Sikh children who have articles of their faith such as turbans, other head coverings and unshorn hair are bullied at a rate of 67%. Mj Slaby, The Indianapolis Star, 26 Feb. 2022 Unlike Samson, the unshorn hair on me and my son is a reminder of our strength, but not the source of it. Vanessa Hua, Time, 3 Nov. 2021 Six women raise their hands, flashing thick thatches of unshorn underarm hair. Washington Post, 17 June 2021 Many practicing Sikhs are visually distinguishable by their articles of faith, which include the unshorn hair and turban. Casey Smith, Fox News, 18 Apr. 2021 Keeping it unshorn and tied up in a turban is a key tenet of his religion. Harmeet Kaur, CNN, 27 May 2021 Many practicing Sikhs are visually distinguishable by their articles of faith, which include the unshorn hair and turban. Casey Smith, Fox News, 18 Apr. 2021 Many practicing Sikhs are visually distinguishable by their articles of faith, which include the unshorn hair and turban. Casey Smith, Fox News, 18 Apr. 2021 Many practicing Sikhs are visually distinguishable by their articles of faith, which include the unshorn hair and turban. Casey Smith, Fox News, 18 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unshorn

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unshorn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unshorn. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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