from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Worn bare; naked: as, “the bare-worn common,”


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  • When the sun rose, it found him at full length on the bare-worn earth at the foot of the tree.

    Warlock o' Glenwarlock

  • -- Old starved mother Earth's bare-worn ribs and joints peeping out through every field and down; and on three sides of us, the sullen thunder of the unseen surge.

    Prose Idylls, New and Old

  • Those bare-worn walks, that lofty thund'ring hall,

    The Borough

  • Why is the common itself so bare-worn, and cropped so differently from the adjoining inclosures? ...

    Bill Totten's Weblog


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