Related to unsew: Unsw


vb (tr)
(Knitting & Sewing) to undo the stitching of
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v.t. -sewed, -sewn -sewed, -sew•ing.
to remove or rip the stitches of (something sewed).
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Becky had it made into a pelisse for herself, in which she rode in the Bois de Boulogne to the admiration of all: and you should have seen the scene between her and her delighted husband, whom she rejoined after the army had entered Cambray, and when she unsewed herself, and let out of her dress all those watches, knick-knacks, bank-notes, cheques, and valuables, which she had secreted in the wadding, previous to her meditated flight from Brussels!
The evidence has mounted that, despite its promises to reform, the social network has failed to rein in those who would use it as a powerful weapon to both unsew democracy and to incite violence here and abroad.
They'll take that little swab down all the seams on my cushion and backrest where a person can possibly unsew it and sew it back together.
Therefore, words with -ft- should be treated with caution: eskaft- "split, unsew, burst" [left arrow] NP iskaft- < MP shaft- < Olr.