from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not hatched; not having left the egg.
  • Not matured and brought to light; not disclosed.
  • Not hatched or marked with cuts or lines; not scratched or injured: applied in the quotations to a rapier not yet used in fight, both literally and figuratively.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not yet hatched.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not yet emerged from an egg


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