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[uhn-rohb] /ʌnˈroʊb/
verb (used with or without object), unrobed, unrobing.
to disrobe; undress.
Origin of unrobe
First recorded in 1590-1600; un-2 + robe Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • But I grieve to say, that my modesty was put to a sore trial, when I began to unrobe.

    Captain Canot Brantz Mayer
  • What I want to know is, where these gentlemen of the Court of Justice robe and unrobe?

    Messengers of Evil Pierre Souvestre
  • Her mistress is beginning to unrobe, without her assistance, but very leisurely.

  • Well, at last you've got what you want; you unrobe and get into bed.

  • Then she began to unrobe, but stopped to throw her arms about her mother's neck.

    Bylow Hill

    George Washington Cable
  • When the judges retired to unrobe, a messenger of the court summoned O'Halloran to their chamber.

  • I should like to marry here myself,—before I unrobe I'll attack one of the maids!

    The Castle of Andalusia John O'Keeffe
  • As his attendants assisted to unrobe him for the night, the thought of Nydia flashed across him.

    The Last Days of Pompeii Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
  • And the deacons came in and began to unrobe him, and took from him the alb and the girdle, the maniple and the stole.

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