un beaded

beaded

[bee-did]
adjective
ornamented with or largely composed of beads: a beaded handbag.

Origin:
1570–80; bead + -ed3

unbeaded, adjective
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Word Origin & History

bead
late 14c., bede "prayer bead," from O.E. gebed "prayer," from P.Gmc. *beðan (cf. M.Du. bede, O.H.G. beta, Ger. bitte, Goth. bida "prayer, request"), from PIE *gwhedh- "to ask, pray." Shift in meaning came via beads threaded on a string to count prayers, and in phrases like to bid one's beads, to
count one's beads. Ger. cognate Bitte is the usual word for conversational request "please." Also related to bid (O.E. biddan) and Goth. bidjan "to ask, pray." Sense transferred to "drop of liquid" 1590s; to "small knob forming front sight of a gun" 1831 (Kentucky slang); hence draw a bead on "take aim at," 1841, U.S. colloquial.
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Medical Dictionary

beaded bead·ed (bē'dĭd)
adj.

  1. Having numerous small rounded projections often in a row.

  2. Relating to, or being a series of noncontinuous bacterial colonies along the line of inoculation in a stab culture.

  3. Of, relating to, or being stained bacteria that have more deeply stained granules occurring at regular intervals.

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