Untack Un*tack", v. t. [1st pref. un- + tack.] To separate, as what is tacked; to disjoin; to release. [1913 Webster]

being untacked from honest cares. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • untack — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • untack — /un tak /, v.t. 1. to unfasten (something tacked). 2. to loose or detach by removing a tack or tacks. [1635 45; UN 2 + TACK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • untack — verb To remove the tack from a horse …   Wiktionary

  • untack — verb remove the saddle and bridle from (a horse) …   English new terms dictionary

  • untack — un•tack′ v. t …   From formal English to slang

  • untack — /ʌnˈtæk/ (say un tak) verb (t) to remove the tacking from (a piece of sewing). {un 2 + tack1 (def. 11) …   Australian English dictionary

  • untack — v.tr. detach, esp. by removing tacks …   Useful english dictionary

  • tack — [n1] course of movement aim, alteration, approach, bearing, bend, deflection, deviation, digression, direction, double, echelon, heading, line, method, oblique course, path, plan, point of sail, procedure, set, shift, siding, sidling, sweep,… …   New thesaurus

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