Unslings - definition of unslings by The Free Dictionary
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un·sling (ŭn-slĭng′) tr.v. un·slung (-slŭng′)
un·slings 1. To remove from a sling or a slung position: unsling a backpack. 2. Nautical To remove the slings of (a yard, for example). unsling ( ʌnˈslɪŋ) vb
-slinging or -slung 1. to remove or release from a slung position 2. to remove slings from un•sling (ʌnˈslɪŋ) v.t. , -slung, -sling•ing.
1. to remove (something) from being slung: to unsling a rifle from one's shoulder.
2. Naut. to take off the slings of; release from slings.
unsling Past participle: unslung Gerund: unslinging Imperative Present Preterite Present Continuous Present Perfect Past Continuous Past Perfect Future Future Perfect Future Continuous Present Perfect Continuous Future Perfect Continuous Past Perfect Continuous Conditional Past Conditional
References in classic literature
Courteously enough was this said; but so suddenly had the friar drawn his sword that Robin had no time to
his bow from his back, whither he had placed it to avoid getting it wet, or to unfasten his scabbard.
Tarzan could not even
his bow and fit an arrow in time to send one of his deadly poisoned shafts into the yellow hide.