Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not soaped; unwashed.

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  • adjective Not soaped; unwashed.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ soaped

Examples

  • The second bacon and garlic miracle was performed this morning when I used the same still unsoaped pan to brown some stewing meat which I plopped drippings and all into the crock pot with a lot of garlic, pureed tomatoes, and root veg.

    Food and Drink

  • Many were the expressions of approval and admiration which greeted Mr. Grummer, as he headed the cavalcade, staff in hand; loud and long were the shouts raised by the unsoaped; and amidst these united testimonials of public approbation, the procession moved slowly and majestically along.

    The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

  • Occasionally, along with the odor of fried food I get a whiff of my unsoaped self, smelling like the river smells right there a few feet away only more personally rank.

    Our American King

  • Occasionally, along with the odor of fried food I get a whiff of my unsoaped self, smelling like the river smells right there a few feet away only more personally rank.

    Our American King

  • Occasionally, along with the odor of fried food I get a whiff of my unsoaped self, smelling like the river smells right there a few feet away only more personally rank.

    Our American King

  • The specials surrounded the body of the vehicle; Mr. Grummer and Mr. Dubbley marched triumphantly in front; Mr. Snodgrass and Mr. Winkle walked arm – in – arm behind; and the unsoaped of Ipswich brought up the rear.

    The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

  • Occasionally, along with the odor of fried food I get a whiff of my unsoaped self, smelling like the river smells right there a few feet away only more personally rank.

    Our American King

  • There was a wild-haired, unsoaped boy, with pretty, foolish features enough, who looked as if he might be about seventeen, as he said he was.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 62, December, 1862

  • Ritz Hotel in comparison with the slatterly tenement in which she had won through the first unsoaped years of a sordid life.

    Who Cares? a story of adolescence

  • Acts are passed to mitigate sweating; schooling is made free and compulsory; sanitary by-laws are multiplied; public steps are taken to house the masses decently; the bare-footed get boots; rags become rare; and bathrooms and pianos, smart tweeds and starched collars, reach numbers of people who once, as "the unsoaped," played the Jew's harp or the accordion in moleskins and belchers.

    Revolutionist's Handbook and Pocket Companion

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