unbated

[ uhn-bey-tid ]
/ ʌnˈbeɪ tɪd /

adjective

not abated; undiminished; unlessened.
Archaic. not blunted, as a lance or fencer's foil.

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Origin of unbated

First recorded in 1590–1600; un-1 + bate1 + -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for unbated

unbated
/ (ʌnˈbeɪtɪd) /

adjective

a less common spelling of unabated
archaic (of a sword, lance, etc) not covered with a protective button
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