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- adj. Not planted.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not planted; of spontaneous growth. Not cultivated; unimproved.
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- adj. not planted
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I should advise these to remain unplanted, unless they are sown with mignonnette, or something of that kind.
Last year, according to the USDA, there were 7 million acres of corn, soybeans and wheat that went unplanted due to the weather.
September 21, 2009 at 6: 01 pm today I even rearranged and “dead headed” my driveway garden plants (some were not getting enough sun and some too much) you forgot to mention the times I have to yell at the dog for tipping over some of my plants to get to the unplanted bed! thank you, for your belly busting post!
To a development worker from Bangladesh, with one of the highest rates of land cultivation in the world, unplanted land is money on the ground.
Fields are left fallow for a season, which means they are ploughed but left unplanted to rejuvenate.
A new redwood privacy fence wraps around a large but unplanted garden bed.
The North Dakota Wheat Commission projects at least 500,000 acres will go unplanted because of the weather, while some analysts predict that one million acres or more will be left idle or shifted to other crops.
The Chinese government crumbled, farms went unplanted, fleeing Chinese were met at their borders and slaughtered.
Mine is in the process of being unplanted daily and the once fertile soil that provided replenishment is lacking nutrients.
It was one of the first things Clegg said on becoming leader in December 2007, that he was going to get out of Westminster every couple of weeks, and stand in a town hall or community centre or a school taking questions and flak from an unscreened, unplanted audience.
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