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unreeve

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verb un·reeve \-ˈrēv\

Definition of unreeve

unrove

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unreeved

unreeving

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to withdraw (a rope) from an opening (as a ship's block or thimble)



1600

First Known Use of unreeve

1600


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