untented

adjective

un·​tent·​ed ˌən-ˈten-təd How to pronounce untented (audio)
archaic
: not probed or dressed
the untented woundings of a father's curseWilliam Shakespeare

Word History

Etymology

un- entry 1 + obsolete English tented, past participle of tent to probe

First Known Use

1606, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of untented was in 1606

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Cite this Entry

“Untented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untented. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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