un·​sew ˌən-ˈsō How to pronounce unsew (audio)
unsewed; unsewn ˌən-ˈsōn How to pronounce unsew (audio) or unsewed; unsewing

transitive verb

: to undo the sewing of

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unsew was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Unsew.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsew. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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