Definitions

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  • adj. Without verdure.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ verdured.

Examples

  • The mound rose in the middle; a bare heap of finest sand, like that unverdured heap found at the bottom of an hour-glass run out.

    The Piazza Tales

  • 'Oh, thou dark Hindoo half of nature, who of drowned bones hast builded thy separate throne somewhere in the heart of these unverdured seas; thou art an infidel, thou queen, and too truly speakest to me in the wide-slaughtering Typhoon, and the hushed burial of its after calm.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • “Oh, thou dark Hindoo half of nature, who of drowned bones hast builded thy separate throne somewhere in the heart of these unverdured seas; thou art an infidel, thou queen, and too truly speakest to me in the wide-slaughtering Typhoon, and the hushed burial of its after calm.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • "Oh, thou dark Hindoo half of nature, who of drowned bones hast builded thy separate throne somewhere in the heart of these unverdured seas; thou art an infidel, thou queen, and too truly speakest to me in the wide-slaughtering Typhoon, and the hushed burial of its after calm.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

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