unhand

verb
un·​hand | \ ˌən-ˈhand How to pronounce unhand (audio) \
unhanded; unhanding; unhands

Definition of unhand

transitive verb

: to remove the hand from : let go

First Known Use of unhand

1602, in the meaning defined above

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“Unhand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unhand. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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