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  1. not trimmed.
  2. Also uncut. Bookbinding. (of gathered sections of a book) having the bolts untrimmed by a guillotine or plow.
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Origin of untrimmed

1525–35; un-1 + trimmed
Related formsun·trimmed·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for untrimmed

Historical Examples of untrimmed

  • How like an untrimmed smoky night-candle did my ambition burn!

    Journeys to Bagdad

    Charles S. Brooks

  • His hair and heavy beard were long and untrimmed, and were a deep iron-gray.

    Rebels of the Red Planet

    Charles Louis Fontenay

  • The same rose-brier is nodding its untrimmed boughs by the door.

  • The narrow oval of his face sloped to a pointed, untrimmed beard.

  • His beard was long and untrimmed, and on his head he wore a Mexican sombrero.

    Ben's Nugget

    Horatio, Jr. Alger