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unharness

[ uhn-hahr-nis ]
/ ʌnˈhɑr nɪs /
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verb (used with object)
to strip of harness; detach the harness from (a horse, mule, etc.).
to divest of armor, as a knight or warhorse.
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Origin of unharness

First recorded in 1400–50, unharness is from the Middle English word onharnesen.See un-2, harness
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British Dictionary definitions for unharness

unharness
/ (ʌnˈhɑːnɪs) /

verb (tr)
to remove the harness from (a horse, etc)
archaic to remove the armour from
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