untread

verb
un·​tread | \ ˌən-ˈtred How to pronounce untread (audio) \
untreaded; untreading; untreads

Definition of untread

transitive verb

archaic
: to tread back : retrace

First Known Use of untread

1593, in the meaning defined above

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