unlash

verb un·lash \ ˌən-ˈlash \

Definition of unlash

transitive verb
: to untie the lashing of

Examples of unlash in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of unlash

1699

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