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unbelt

[uhn-belt]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to remove the belt from.
  2. to remove by undoing a supporting belt: to unbelt a sword.
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Origin of unbelt

First recorded in 1475–85; un-2 + belt
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Related Words for unbelt

release, unloose, undo, unbelt

Examples from the Web for unbelt

Historical Examples of unbelt

  • But it ain't like him to unbelt for a chunk unless he knows something.

    Old Man Curry

    Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan

  • It may be unpleasant for you to make him unbelt, but you're a coward if you don't!

    The Fighting Chance

    Robert W. Chambers

  • She saw the childish fingers unlace the helmet, unbind the gorget, unbelt the sword, and lay aside the armor.


British Dictionary definitions for unbelt

unbelt

verb (tr)
  1. to unbuckle the belt of (a garment)
  2. to remove (something) from a belt
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