unreeve

verb
un·reeve | \ ˌən-ˈrēv \
unrove\ˌən-ˈrōv \ or unreeved; unreeving

Definition of unreeve 

transitive verb

: to withdraw (a rope) from an opening (such as a ship's block or thimble)

First Known Use of unreeve

1600, in the meaning defined above

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