unlay

verb un·lay \ ˌən-ˈlā \

Definition of unlay

unlaid play \ˌən-ˈlād\; unlaying
transitive verb
: to untwist the strands of
  • unlay a rope
intransitive verb

Examples of unlay in a Sentence

  1. our tour guide at the maritime museum showed us how sailors used to unlay rope

First Known Use of unlay

1726

unlay Synonyms



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