unruffle

Related to unruffle: resolute

unruffle

(ʌnˈrʌfəl)
vb (tr)
to calm
vb (intr)
to become calm
References in classic literature ?
Tom was packed in ten minutes, all except what his aunt and Mary would finish up for him; then we waited ten more for her to get cooled down and sweet and gentle again; for Tom said it took her ten minutes to unruffle in times when half of her feathers was up, but twenty when they was all up, and this was one of the times when they was all up.