unsling

verb
un·​sling | \ ˌən-ˈsliŋ How to pronounce unsling (audio) \
unslung\ ˌən-​ˈsləŋ How to pronounce unslung (audio) \; unslinging\ ˌən-​ˈsliŋ-​iŋ How to pronounce unslinging (audio) \

Definition of unsling

transitive verb

: to remove from being slung unslung the carbine

First Known Use of unsling

1630, in the meaning defined above

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“Unsling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsling. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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