un displayed


adjective Heraldry.
(of a bird) represented with wings and legs spread: an eagle displayed.

1350–1400; Middle English; see display, -ed2

undisplayed, adjective
well-displayed, adjective
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Word Origin & History

late 13c., from O.Fr. despleier "unfold, spread out," from L. displicare "to scatter," from dis- "un-, apart" + plicare "to fold" see ply (v.)). Properly of sails or flags (and unconnected to play), meaning of "reveal, exhibit" is late 14c. Related: Displayed.
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