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untrod

or un·trod·den

[uhn-trod or uhn-trod-n]
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adjective
  1. not trod; not traversed: the untrod wastes of Antarctica.
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Origin of untrod

First recorded in 1585–95; un-1 + trod

untread

[uhn-tred]
verb (used with object), un·trod, un·trod·den or un·trod, un·tread·ing.
  1. to go back through in the same steps.
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Origin of untread

First recorded in 1585–95; un-2 + tread
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Examples from the Web for untrod

Historical Examples

  • Every career was open and promised an untrod pathway and unworn laurels.

    Tragedy

    Ashley H. Thorndike

  • Seventy years ago this beautiful and wealthy county of Prince Edward was one dense and untrod forest.

  • For those who must go, there are the Muskoka Lakes within easy reach, Georgian bay and the untrod wildernesses beyond.

  • Great and fearful is our responsibility, and dangers seen and unseen are in this untrod path.

    Eli and Sibyl Jones

    Rufus Matthew Jones

  • But when they were ushered into Mr. Ramsey's private office, they felt that here began their untrod way.


British Dictionary definitions for untrod

untread

verb -treads, -treading, -trod, -trodden or -trod
  1. (tr) rare to retrace (a course, path, etc)
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