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Webster 1913 Edition


Unbarbed

Un-barbed′

,
Adj.
1.
Not shaven.
[Obs.]
2.
Destitute of barbs, or of reversed points, hairs, or plumes;
as, an
unbarbed
feather
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Unbarbed

UNB'ARBED

,
Adj.
Not shaven. [Not in use.]

Definition 2021


unbarbed

unbarbed

English

Adjective

unbarbed (not comparable)

  1. Not barbed.
    • 2007 October 17, Florence Fabricant, “Food Stuff”, in New York Times:
      But now there is tuna from small, family-run companies that ply the Pacific, mostly off northern California, Oregon and Washington, and catch the fish using rods with unbarbed hooks, not vast nets, so there is no unwanted “by-catch.”

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