unlay

verb
un·​lay | \ˌən-ˈlā \
unlaid\ ˌən-​ˈlād \; unlaying

Definition of unlay 

transitive verb

: to untwist the strands of unlay a rope

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Examples of unlay in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of unlay

1726, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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The first known use of unlay was in 1726

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