un pierced

pierced

[peerst]
adjective
1.
punctured or perforated, as to form a decorative design: a pendant in pierced copper.
2.
(of the ear) having the lobe punctured, as for earrings.
3.
(of an earring) made to be attached, as by a post or wire, through the hole in a pierced ear lobe.
4.
Heraldry. (of a charge) open at the center to reveal the field: a lozenge pierced.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English; see pierce, -ed2

unpierced, adjective
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pierce
c.1300, from Anglo-Fr. perser, O.Fr. percier (11c.), probably from V.L. *pertusiare, freq. of L. pertusus, pp. of pertundere "to thrust or bore through," from per- "through" + tundere "to beat, pound," from PIE base *(s)tud- "to beat, strike, push, thrust" (see obtuse). Piercing
in ref. to cold, sound, etc. is recorded from early 15c.
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