transitive verb Date: 14th century to unfasten by removing nails

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Unnail — Un*nail , v. t. [1st pref. un + nail.] To remove the nails from; to unfasten by removing nails. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unnail — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unnail — /un nayl /, v.t. to take out the nails from. [1425 75; late ME unnaillen; see UN 2, NAIL] * * * …   Universalium

  • unnail — un·nail …   English syllables

  • unnail — un•nail′ v. t …   From formal English to slang

  • unnail — v.tr. unfasten by the removal of nails …   Useful english dictionary

  • nail — [v1] fasten, fix with pointed object attach, beat, bind, drive, hammer, hit, hold, join, pin, pound, secure, sock*, spike, strike, tack, whack*; concepts 85,160,189 Ant. unfasten, unnail nail [v2] capture, arrest apprehend, bag, catch, collar*,… …   New thesaurus

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