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untwine

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verb un·twine \-ˈtwīn\

Definition of untwine

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to unwind the twisted or tangled parts of :  disentangle

  3. 2 :  to remove by unwinding

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to become disentangled or unwound



15th Century

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15th century


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