uncock

verb

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

transitive verb

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

Word History

First Known Use

1693, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncock was in 1693

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Cite this Entry

“Uncock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncock. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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