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uncut

[uhn-kuht] /ʌnˈkʌt/
adjective
1.
not cut.
2.
not shortened or condensed; unabridged:
an uncut version of the play.
3.
in the original form; neither reduced in size nor given shape, as a diamond.
4.
not diluted or mixed with other substances:
uncut heroin.
5.
Bookbinding. untrimmed (def 2).
6.
Slang. not circumcised.
Origin of uncut
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English unkyt. See un-1, cut
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  • A large, four-fold screen, made of an uncut tapestry, shuts off the door.

    The House in Good Taste Elsie de Wolfe
  • But the Federal range was too long, and the fuses of many shells were uncut.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • I cut out three sides neatly, and made a sort of trap door that hinged upon the uncut end.

    Old Farm Fairies: Henry Christopher McCook
  • The uncut or rough cut is made by taking off any projecting edges of the leaves.

  • Alas, I had nothing else to offer him, unless I gave him the uncut straw that was stitched into our paillasses.

    An Australian in China George Ernest Morrison
British Dictionary definitions for uncut

uncut

/ʌnˈkʌt/
adjective
1.
(of a book) not having the edges of its pages trimmed or slit
2.
(of a gemstone) not cut and faceted
3.
not abridged or shortened
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Word Origin and History for uncut
adj.

early 15c., "not gashed or wounded," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of cut (v.). Of books, "not having the leaves slit open" it is recorded from 1828; of plays, etc., "without excisions," it is attested from 1896.

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