unship

verb
un·​ship | \ ˌən-ˈship How to pronounce unship (audio) \
unshipped; unshipping; unships

Definition of unship

transitive verb

1 : to take out of a ship : discharge, unload
2 : to remove (something, such as an oar or a tiller) from position : detach

intransitive verb

: to become or admit of being detached or removed

First Known Use of unship

15th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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“Unship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unship. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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