b. Partially but not fully dressed.
a. Not finished or worked: undressed stone.
b. Not specially treated or processed: undressed leather.
a. Not prepared for cooking or eating. Used of certain meats.
b. Lacking sauce or dressing. Used of a salad.
4. Not treated or bandaged: an undressed wound.
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Indo-European & Semitic Roots Appendices
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