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unwashen

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English unwaschen, from Old English unwæsċen (not washed), equivalent to un- +‎ washen.

AdjectiveEdit

unwashen (not comparable)

  1. Obsolete form of unwashed.
    • Authorised Version, Mark, 7, 5.
      Then the Pharisees and scribes asked him, Why walk not thy disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat bread with unwashen hands?

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for unwashen in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)