uncock

verb
un·​cock | \ ˌən-ˈkäk How to pronounce uncock (audio) \
uncocked; uncocking; uncocks

Definition of uncock

transitive verb

: to remove the hammer of (a firearm) from a cocked position

First Known Use of uncock

1693, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncock. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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