[uhn-roof, -roo f]
- to take off the roof or covering of.
Origin of unroof
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Examples from the Web for unroof
Oh for the Diable Boiteux to unroof me those distant houses, and show me the pleasures that lurk within!Lucretia, Complete
On the accession of George I., an order came down to unroof the buildings, and strip them of their lead.
Then an archbishop got an Act of Parliament authorizing him to unroof it and providing a regiment of soldiers to execute the work.Munster
Stephen Lucius Gwynn
First he breaks to pieces the bottom of my house, and then he threatens to unroof it.