Unbid
Unbid Un*bid", Unbidden Un*bid"den, a. 1. Not bidden; not commanded. [1913 Webster]

Thorns also and thistles it shall bring thee forth Unbid; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Uninvited; as, unbidden guests. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. Being without a prayer. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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