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uncase

[uhn-keys]
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verb (used with object), un·cased, un·cas·ing.
  1. to remove from a case; remove the case from.
  2. to remove the cover from; put on view.
  3. to make known; reveal.

Origin of uncase

First recorded in 1560–70; un-2 + case2
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Examples from the Web for uncase

Historical Examples

  • A man must not uncase him selfe, in the presence of any assembly.

    A Renaissance Courtesy-book

    Giovanni Della Casa

  • Keep both of you your shapes, and we are in no fear of a surprize from the doctor: If you uncase, his presence would undo us.

  • Watching every opportunity of a slack guard, he endeavours to uncase her, in order to touch what is always the most concealed.

  • Of this sin, I cannot now speak; but, when God shall offer opportunity, I shall endeavour to uncase it you.

  • One of the groomes of your wardrobe, come, uncase, uncase; byr Lady a good Kersey.


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