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[uhn-trimd] /ʌnˈtrɪmd/
not trimmed.
Also, uncut. Bookbinding. (of gathered sections of a book) having the bolts untrimmed by a guillotine or plow.
Origin of untrimmed
1525-35; un-1 + trimmed
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untrimmedness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The boyish colour was gone from his face, and he wore an untrimmed beard which made him look twice his age.

    The Battle Ground Ellen Glasgow
  • How like an untrimmed smoky night-candle did my ambition burn!

    Journeys to Bagdad Charles S. Brooks
  • This was the last book issued in stiff vellum except Hand and Soul, and the last with untrimmed edges.

    William Morris Elizabeth Luther Cary
  • His hair and heavy beard were long and untrimmed, and were a deep iron-gray.

    Rebels of the Red Planet Charles Louis Fontenay
  • At the side of the brook was a roughly constructed milk-house, made of large stones for walls and untrimmed timbers for a roof.

    Marching on Niagara Edward Stratemeyer
  • The narrow oval of his face sloped to a pointed, untrimmed beard.

    The Big Bow Mystery I. Zangwill
  • Just for a second O'Reilly paused; then of a sudden his face flamed red through his untrimmed beard.

    Where the Trail Divides Will Lillibridge
  • His beard was long and untrimmed, and on his head he wore a Mexican sombrero.

    Ben's Nugget Horatio, Jr. Alger
  • One tablecloth, six or eight yards long, of finest but untrimmed damask with embroidered monogram on each side, or four corners.

    Etiquette Emily Post
  • Long were his hair and beard, untrimmed now, unkempt and red.

    Darkness and Dawn George Allan England

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