unlash

verb
un·​lash | \ ˌən-ˈlash How to pronounce unlash (audio) \
unlashed; unlashing; unlashes

Definition of unlash

transitive verb

: to untie the lashing of

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Examples of unlash in a Sentence

unlashed the ropes which secured the crate in the bed of the truck

First Known Use of unlash

1699, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unlash was in 1699

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“Unlash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unlash. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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