un·​roost | \ "+ \

Definition of unroost

transitive verb

: drive from the roost : dislodge

intransitive verb

: to leave a roost

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First Known Use of unroost

1598, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

History and Etymology for unroost

un- entry 2 + roost, noun

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“Unroost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unroost. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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