transitive verb

: drive from the roost : dislodge

intransitive verb

: to leave a roost

Word History


un- entry 2 + roost, noun

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Time Traveler
The first known use of unroost was in 1598

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“Unroost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unroost. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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