unstep

verb
un·​step | \ ˌən-ˈstep How to pronounce unstep (audio) \
unstepped; unstepping; unsteps

Definition of unstep

transitive verb

: to remove (a mast) from a step

First Known Use of unstep

1853, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near unstep

unsteady

unsteel

unstemmed

unstep

unsterile

unsterilized

unstick

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