unlimber


un·lim·ber

verb \ˌən-ˈlim-bər\

Definition of UNLIMBER

transitive verb
1
:  to detach the limber from and so make ready <unlimber a gun for action>
2
:  to prepare for operation or performance <unlimbered his banjo and began to play>
intransitive verb
:  to prepare something for action

First Known Use of UNLIMBER

1802

Rhymes with UNLIMBER

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