unsheathe(redirected from unsheathing)
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tr.v. un·sheathed, un·sheath·ing, un·sheathes
To draw from or as if from a sheath or scabbard.
(tr) to draw or pull out (something, esp a weapon) from a sheath or other covering
v.t. -sheathed, -sheath•ing.
to draw from a sheath, as a sword or knife.
Past participle: unsheathed
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|Verb||1.||unsheathe - draw from a sheath or scabbard; "the knight unsheathed his sword"|
pull out, draw, get out, pull, take out - bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover; "draw a weapon"; "pull out a gun"; "The mugger pulled a knife on his victim"
sheathe - enclose with a sheath; "sheathe a sword"