unbar

[uhn-bahr]
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Origin of unbar

First recorded in 1300–50, unbar is from the Middle English word unbarren. See un-2, bar1
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unbar

verb -bars, -barring or -barred (tr)
  1. to take away a bar or bars from
  2. to unfasten bars, locks, etc, from (a door); open
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