transitive verb Date: 14th century to free from something that swathes

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Unswathe — Un*swathe , v. t. [1st pref. un + swathe.] To take a swathe from; to relieve from a bandage; to unswaddle. Addison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unswathe — [un swäth′] vt. unswathed, unswathing to remove a swathe or wrappings from …   English World dictionary

  • unswathe — unswatheable, adj. /un swodh , swaydh /, v.t., unswathed, unswathing. to free from something that swathes: to unswath the child of her bandages. [1350 1400; ME unswaden; see UN 2, SWATHE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • unswathe — verb To remove a swathe from …   Wiktionary

  • unswathe — un·swathe …   English syllables

  • unswathe — un•swathe′ v. t. swathed, swath•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • unswathe — /ʌnˈsweɪð/ (say un swaydh) verb (t) (unswathed, unswathing) to free from that which swathes; take wrappings from. {un 2 + swathe1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • unswathe — v.tr. free from being swathed …   Useful english dictionary

  • Unswaddle — Un*swad dle, v. t. [1st pref. un + swaddle.] To take a swaddle from; to unswathe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unswaddle — “+ transitive verb Etymology: un (II) + swaddle : to free or take from a swaddle : unswathe …   Useful english dictionary

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