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Not cut or shorn.‘the men left their locks unshorn’
hairy, hirsute, bushy, thick, woolly, fleecy, long-haired, unshorn, uncut, shock-headedView synonyms
- ‘I hate the shaggy, unshorn look he has going on now; I like my men clean-cut for the most part, but some can get away with the scruffy look, or the long hair…’
- ‘The mark of royalty at that time was unshorn locks.’
- ‘It knelt in the centre of its pen with three woolly, unshorn friends, contentedly chewing the cud.’
- ‘‘The organisation behind the course was immense, over 100 sheep are needed every day and pens are needed for shorn and unshorn sheep from different flocks,’ he said.’
- ‘Ms. McAndrew is used to doing business with hikers down from the trail who arrive in town with gaunt faces, mud-stained boots and unshorn locks.’
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