unsling
transitive verb (unslung; unslinging) Date: 1630 to remove from being slung <
unslung the carbine
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  • Unsling — Un*sling , v. t. [1st pref. un + sling.] (Naut.) To take off the slings of, as a yard, a cask, or the like; to release from the slings. Totten. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unsling — [unsliŋ′] vt. unslung, unslinging 1. to take (a rifle, etc.) from a slung position 2. Naut. to release from slings …   English World dictionary

  • unsling — /un sling /, v.t., unslung, unslinging. 1. to remove (something) from being slung: to unsling a rifle from one s shoulder. 2. Naut. to take off the slings of; release from slings. [1620 30; UN 2 + SLING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • unsling — un•sling [[t]ʌnˈslɪŋ[/t]] v. t., slung, sling•ing. 1) to remove (something) from being slung: to unsling a rifle from one s shoulder[/ex] 2) navig. Naut. to take off the slings of; release from slings • Etymology: 1620–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • unsling — verb to take something from a hanging, or slung position. The hunter unslung his rifle and took a bead on the hare …   Wiktionary

  • unsling — verb (unslings, unslinging, past and past participle unslung) remove from a position of being slung or suspended …   English new terms dictionary

  • unsling — un·sling …   English syllables

  • unsling — /ʌnˈslɪŋ/ (say un sling) verb (t) (unslung, unslinging) 1. to remove (something) from a position in which it is slung. 2. Nautical to take off the slings of; release from slings. {un 2 + sling1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • unsling — v.tr. (past and past part. unslung) free from being slung or suspended …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leonard A. Funk, Jr. — Infobox Military Person name=Leonard A. Funk, Jr. born=birth date|1916|8|27 died=death date and age|1992|11|20|1916|8|27 placeofbirth=Braddock Township, Pennsylvania placeofdeath= placeofburial= Arlington National Cemetery caption= nickname=… …   Wikipedia

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