unsheathe

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verb un·sheathe \ ˌən-ˈshēt͟h \

Definition of unsheathe

transitive verb
:to draw from or as if from a sheath or scabbard
  • unsheathed his sword

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First Known Use of unsheathe

14th century


UNSHEATHE Defined for Kids

unsheathe

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verb un·sheathe \ ˌən-ˈshēt͟h \

Definition of unsheathe for Students

unsheathed; unsheathing
:to draw from or as if from a sheath The knight unsheathed a sword.

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