Definitions

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  • adjective of a field or land Unturned with a plough, and thus retaining its original vegetation (usually grass).
  • adjective figuratively Unexplored or unknown.

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

  • adjective (of farmland) not plowed

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Examples

  • That means all those guys and gals are fertile and unploughed territory for Obama and Hillary.

    More On Obama Campaign Manager's Stealth Visit To North Carolina

  • Most of the remaining unploughed habitat is represented by strongly modified and fragmented communities on relief positions (gullies, areas around lakes and hill slopes) or soil types (sandy or salty soils), that are not suitable for ploughing.

    Kazakh steppe

  • The leafless trees lay without motion against the dun sky; the forms of frost, mimicking the foliage of summer, strewed the ground; the paths were overgrown; the unploughed cornfields were patched with grass and weeds; the sheep congregated at the threshold of the cottage, the horned ox thrust his head from the window.

    The Last Man

  • The truck skidded and sheered as he steered it over the unploughed roads, fishtailing in the deep snow, but she didn't seem afraid or worried about where he might be taking her, about the possibility that the truck might sink in a drift, that she might freeze to death in her pea coat and glittery magician's-assistant dress.

    The Shell Collector : Stories

  • The truck skidded and sheered as he steered it over the unploughed roads, fishtailing in the deep snow, but she didn't seem afraid or worried about where he might be taking her, about the possibility that the truck might sink in a drift, that she might freeze to death in her pea coat and glittery magician's-assistant dress.

    The Shell Collector : Stories

  • The truck skidded and sheered as he steered it over the unploughed roads, fishtailing in the deep snow, but she didn't seem afraid or worried about where he might be taking her, about the possibility that the truck might sink in a drift, that she might freeze to death in her pea coat and glittery magician's-assistant dress.

    The Shell Collector : Stories

  • One continues by raising the plough at each turn so as to leave an unploughed space which acts as a turning point (in dotted line) on the axis on the space between B and C (3).

    1.1. Forests

  • The [They] left a miserable Dogs Ear in the Meadow unploughed, which mortifies me.

    John Adams diary 46, various loose folded sheets, 6 August 1787 - 10 September 1796 (with gaps), 2 July - 21 August 1804

  • Meanwhile his field is unploughed; and if he falls from this ecstasy, look to see an harassed, embittered man.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 76, February, 1864

  • The poor brothers had not the money to purchase other beasts, and seed-time was upon them with their fields yet unploughed.

    Legend Land, Volume 2 Being a Collection of Some of The Old Tales Told in Those Western Parts of Britain Served by The Great Western Railway

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