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unbelt

[uhn-belt] /ʌnˈbɛlt/
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
1475-1485
1475-85; un-2 + belt

belted

[bel-tid] /ˈbɛl tɪd/
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
1475-85; belt + -ed3
Related forms
semibelted, adjective
unbelted, adjective
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  • He wore a gun, which he had unbelted and placed within reach of his hand on the grass.

    The Alaskan James Oliver Curwood
  • 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.

  • 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)
British Dictionary definitions for unbelted

unbelt

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