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untack

[uhn-tak]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to unfasten (something tacked).
  2. to loose or detach by removing a tack or tacks.

Origin of untack

First recorded in 1635–45; un-2 + tack1
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Examples from the Web for untack

Historical Examples

  • Besides, I must all undress me, in a manner, to untack them.

    Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded

    Samuel Richardson