AskDefine | Define unsheathe

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unsheathe v : draw from a sheathe or scabbard; "the knight unsheathed his sword" [ant: sheathe]

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  1. To deprive of a sheath; to draw from the sheath or scabbard, as a sword.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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