unreeve

verb un·reeve \ ˌən-ˈrēv \

Definition of unreeve

unrove play \ˌən-ˈrōv\ or unreeved; unreeving
transitive verb
: to withdraw (a rope) from an opening (such as a ship's block or thimble)

First Known Use of unreeve

1600


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