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unbelt

[uhn-belt]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to remove the belt from.
  2. to remove by undoing a supporting belt: to unbelt a sword.

Origin of unbelt

First recorded in 1475–85; un-2 + belt

belted

[bel-tid]
adjective
  1. having or made with a belt: a belted dress.
  2. wearing or girded with a belt, especially as a mark of distinction: the belted lords and emissaries.
  3. marked with a band of color different from that of the rest of the body: a belted cow.

Origin of belted

First recorded in 1475–85; belt + -ed3
Related formssem·i·belt·ed, adjectiveun·belt·ed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for unbelted

Historical Examples

  • She wanted to be naked with him, and she threw off her outer tunic, unbelted her red silk gown, and pulled it over her head.

    The Saracen: The Holy War

    Robert Shea

  • Costa was unbelted and out the door while Neel was still feeling his insides shiver back into shape.

    The K-Factor

    Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)

  • He wore a gun, which he had unbelted and placed within reach of his hand on the grass.

    The Alaskan

    James Oliver Curwood


British Dictionary definitions for unbelted

unbelt

verb (tr)
  1. to unbuckle the belt of (a garment)
  2. to remove (something) from a belt
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