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unhatched

/ ʌnˈhætʃt /

adjective

  1. (of an egg) not having broken to release the fully developed young
  2. (of a bird, snake, etc) not having emerged from the egg
  3. (of a plan, mission, etc) not having been fully developed or carried out


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Example Sentences

Four specimens were shot, and, later, several old nests were found containing the unhatched eggs of previous years.

They had found their way to many a remote mountain cabin and engaged all chickens hatched and unhatched.

This parental love, if I may use the expression, is even extended to the unhatched eggs.

Stretching out my hand, I found that she was dead, her unhatched eggs still under her cold and pulseless bosom.

She has never seen a wasp's nest made, for when the last preceding crop of nests was being made she was herself an unhatched egg.

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