unswathe

verb
un·​swathe | \ ˌən-ˈswät͟h How to pronounce unswathe (audio) , -ˈswȯt͟h, -ˈswāt͟h How to pronounce unswathe (audio) \
unswathed; unswathing; unswathes

Definition of unswathe

transitive verb

: to free from something that swathes

First Known Use of unswathe

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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