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unkenned

[uhn-kend; Scot. uhn-kent]
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adjective Chiefly Scot.
  1. unknown.

Origin of unkenned

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at un-1, ken, -ed2
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Examples from the Web for unkenned

Historical Examples

  • What call had ye to put your neck in danger for an unkenned man's sake?

    The Firebrand</p>

    S. R. Crockett


British Dictionary definitions for unkenned

unkenned

unkent (ʌnˈkɛnt)

adjective
  1. Scot and Northern English dialect unknown

Word Origin

C14: from un- 1 + ken
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