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shorn

[shawrn, shohrn] /ʃɔrn, ʃoʊrn/
verb
1.
a past participle of shear.
Related forms
unshorn, adjective
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shorn

/ʃɔːn/
verb
1.
a past participle of shear
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Word Origin and History for unshorn
shorn
"shaven," pp. of shear (q.v.), from O.E. scoren.
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