transitive verb Date: 1739 to untie the lashing of

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • unlash — [unlash′] vt. to untie or loosen (something lashed, or tied with a rope, etc.) …   English World dictionary

  • Unlash — Un*lash , v. t. [1st un + lash.] (Naut.) To loose, as that which is lashed or tied down. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unlash — /un lash /, v.t. to loosen, unfasten, or detach, as something lashed or tied fast. [1740 50; UN 2 + LASH2] * * * …   Universalium

  • unlash — verb To unfasten …   Wiktionary

  • unlash — verb unfasten (something securely tied down) …   English new terms dictionary

  • unlash — un·lash …   English syllables

  • unlash — /ʌnˈlæʃ/ (say un lash) verb (t) to loosen or unfasten, as something lashed or tied fast. {un 2 + lash2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • unlash — v.tr. unfasten (a thing lashed down etc.) …   Useful english dictionary

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