unthread

verb
un·​thread | \ ˌən-ˈthred How to pronounce unthread (audio) \
unthreaded; unthreading; unthreads

Definition of unthread

transitive verb

1 : to draw or take out a thread from unthread a needle
2 : to loosen the threads or connections of
3 : to make one's way through unthread a maze

First Known Use of unthread

1597, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Unthread.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unthread. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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