Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not washed; unwashed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Archaic Not washed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Obsolete form of unwashed.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I myself should say that in my poor judgement there is nothing less seemly for a freeborn man with the education of a gentleman than an unwashen mouth.

    The Defense

  • I myself should say that in my poor judgement there is nothing less seemly for a freeborn man with the education of a gentleman than an unwashen mouth.

    The Defense

  • I was weary with the boat and my hunger last night, and I went to bed unwashen; and this morn I am weary for the foulness of my unwashen body.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • Zeus after dawn with unwashen hands, nor to others of the deathless gods; else they do not hear your prayers but spit them back.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • These are the things which defile a man: but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man.

    Villaraigosa And Nunez Cut And Run - Video Report

  • These are the things which defile a man: but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • And when they have eaten, they put their dishes unwashen into the pot or cauldron with remnant of the flesh and of the broth till they will eat again.

    The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • On the second day the road rose steeply to a grass spur above the forest; and it was here, about sunset, that they came across an aged lama — but they called him a bonze — sitting cross-legged above a mysterious chart held down by stones, which he was explaining to a young man, evidently a neophyte, of singular, though unwashen, beauty.

    Kim

  • For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies: these are the things which defile a man: but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man.

    Matthew 15.

  • Then the Pharisees and scribes asked him, Why walk not thy disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat bread with unwashen hands?

    Mark 7.

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