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  • adj. Not having been sprinkled.


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un- +‎ sprinkled


  • Sprinkle a quarter cup of the almond-amaretti powder evenly over the pastry, leaving a 1.5-inch border unsprinkled.

    Alice Waters's Rhubarb Galette

  • I've coaxed her back out from under the bed and we've made up providing the floor remains unsprinkled.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • The water will spread from the sprinkled ones to the unsprinkled, and they will not be too damp.


  • For a time Sara had the shade of the great trees lining the sidewalks for protection; but as she left these wide avenues for the alleys of poverty, there was nothing but her umbrella between her and the scorching luminary, while mingled with the intensified heat were the dust and odors arising from unsprinkled and garbage-strewn streets.

    Sara, a Princess

  • My dear friends, do you choose whether, fronting eternity with an unforgiven burden of sin upon your shoulders and a conscience unsprinkled by the blood of Jesus

    Expositions of Holy Scripture St. Mark

  • At that epoch the States 'commissioners, Barneveld himself at the head of them, had gone solemnly to congratulate King James on his accession, had scarcely been admitted to audience by king or minister, and had found themselves on great festivals unsprinkled with the holy water of the court, and of no more account than the crowd of citizens and spectators who thronged the streets, gazing with awe at the distant radiance of the throne.

    PG Edition of Netherlands series — Complete

  • Then, each evening, he would humbly accuse himself before God of not having disputed with his pupil from a sufficiently Christian point of view; he would confess to his guardian angel that pride in his own learning and joy at being listened to so devoutly had carried him somewhat beyond the bounds of religious instruction; that he had quoted profane writers too complacently; that he had even experienced a dangerous pleasure in roaming with his disciple through the fields of the past, plucking pagan flowers unsprinkled by the waters of baptism, flowers in whose fragrance a priest should not have found such delight.



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