unshorn

shorn

[shawrn, shohrn]
verb
a past participle of shear.

unshorn, adjective
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shorn (ʃɔːn)
 
vb
a past participle of shear

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shorn
"shaven," pp. of shear (q.v.), from O.E. scoren.
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shear  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (shîr)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. A force, movement or pressure applied to an object perpendicular to a given axis, with greater value on one side of the axis than the other. See more at shear force, stress, strain.

  2. See skew.


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