Definitions

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  • adj. Not reaped.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ reaped

Examples

  • On the handout: Laws Concerning Harvest - "Not to reap the entire field, leave the unreaped corner for the poor ... leave the gleanings for the poor" (Lev 19: 9).

    Liz Neumark: Roots

  • Farmers must leave an unreaped corner of the field for the poor.

    The Blessing of a B Minus

  • My wonder was, not that he was so suddenly dispatched, but that any head was left unreaped, within a radius of fifty yards of that tremendous sickle.

    The Holly-Tree

  • Harvest still lying out and much rained upon; here and there, harvest still unreaped.

    The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices

  • The crop of English hay is carefully weighed, the moisture calculated, the silicates and the potash; but in all dells and pond-holes in the woods and pastures and swamps grows a rich and various crop only unreaped by man.

    Walden

  • The unreaped corn was scorched and shed its grain.

    War and Peace

  • Unsupported and weak, let him wander through fields where the unreaped corn stands in barren plenty, through copses planted by his fathers, through towns built for his use.

    The Last Man

  • Like a few furrows of unreaped corn, which, left standing on a wide field after the rest is gathered to the garner, are swiftly borne down by the winter storm.

    The Last Man

  • 'It is dangerous to leave any seed of Apepi unreaped,' Naja warned him.

    Warlock

  • Backed into this crest in the far corner the shell of the empty cottage squatted, its garden unfenced and running wild into the embracing wildness of the unreaped grass.

    The Potter's Field

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