Unlatch
Unlatch Un*latch", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Unlatched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Unlatching}.] [1st un- + latch.] To open or loose by lifting the latch; as, to unlatch a door. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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