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unbrace

[uhn-breys]
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verb (used with object), un·braced, un·brac·ing.
  1. to remove the braces of.
  2. to free from tension; relax.
  3. to weaken.
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Origin of unbrace

1350–1400; Middle English unbracen to free of clothing or armor. See un-2, brace
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Historical Examples

  • Gather those broad leaves, and all the rest, growing under the brushwood; unbrace his armour.

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    Walter Savage Landor


British Dictionary definitions for unbrace

unbrace

verb (tr)
  1. to remove tension or strain from; relax
  2. to remove a brace or braces from
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