- to strip of clothes.
- to remove a covering from; lay bare; uncover.
Origin of unclothe
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Examples from the Web for unclothe
We unfold the hidden operations, the very arcana of Nature, whom we unclothe as it were to her very nakedness.
We uncover, indeed we unclothe an ugly, pot-bellied, pale-orange larva.The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles
Jean Henri Fabre
One day he made me unclothe myself; I fainted when I must let my body linen fall: he revived me with salts and flasks.The Legend of Ulenspiegel, Vol. II (of 2)
Charles de Coster
- to take off garments from; strip
- to uncover or lay bare
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Word Origin and History for unclothe
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