kempt

kempt

[kempt]
adjective
1.
neatly or tidily kept: a kempt little cottage.
2.
combed, as hair.

Origin:
before 1050; Middle English; Old English cemd- past participle of cemban to comb1; see unkempt

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kempt (kɛmpt)
 
adj
See also unkempt (of hair) tidy; combed
 
[C20: back formation from unkempt; originally past participle of dialect kemb to comb]

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