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untread

[uhn-tred] /ʌnˈtrɛd/
verb (used with object), untrod, untrodden or untrod, untreading.
1.
to go back through in the same steps.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; un-2 + tread
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  • He longed to stand upon the prow of some noble ship and look upon a land yet untrodden by the foot of civilization.
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untread

/ʌnˈtrɛd/
verb -treads, -treading, -trod, -trodden, -trod
1.
(transitive) (rare) to retrace (a course, path, etc)
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Word Origin and History for untrodden
adj.

c.1300, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of tread (v.).

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