Unhair Un*hair", v. t. [1st pref. un- + hair.] To deprive of hair, or of hairs; as, to unhair hides for leather. [1913 Webster]

I 'll unhair thy head. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • unhair — [un her′] vt., vi. to make or become free from hair, as hides before tanning …   English World dictionary

  • unhair — unhairer, n. /un hair /, v.t. 1. to remove the hair from, as a hide in preparation for tanning. 2. to remove the guard hairs from, as for a pelt or animal skin to be made into a garment. v.i. 3. to become hairless: After soaking, the hides unhair …   Universalium

  • unhair — “+ verb Etymology: Middle English unheeren, from un (II) + heer hair transitive verb 1. archaic : to deprive of hair : make bald I ll …   Useful english dictionary

  • unhair — transitive verb Date: 14th century archaic to deprive of hair …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unhair — verb To remove hair, especially from hide …   Wiktionary

  • unhair — un·hair …   English syllables

  • unhair — un•hair [[t]ʌnˈhɛər[/t]] v. archaic 1) clo to remove the hair from 2) clo to become hairless • Etymology: 1350–1400 un•hair′er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • unhair — /ʌnˈhɛə/ (say un hair) verb (t) 1. Tanning to free from hair. –verb (i) 2. to become free of hair …   Australian English dictionary

  • Anthimeria — In rhetoric, anthimeria (traditionally and more properly called antimeria) is the use of a word as if it were a member of a different word class (part of speech); typically, the use of a noun as if it were a verb.Examples* I ll unhair thy head.… …   Wikipedia

  • dehair — (ˈ)dē+ transitive verb Etymology: de + hair (n.) : to deprive of hair : unhair; specifically : to remove the hair or wool from (hides or skins) …   Useful english dictionary

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