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unkennel

[ uhn-ken-l ]
/ 蕦n藞k蓻n l /
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verb (used with object), un路ken路neled, un路ken路nel路ing or (especially British) un路ken路nelled, un路ken路nel路ling.
to drive (a fox or other animal) from a den or lair.
to release from or as if from a kennel: to unkennel hounds before a hunt; to unkennel a gang of cutthroats.
to make known; disclose or uncover.
verb (used without object), un路ken路neled, un路ken路nel路ing or (especially British) un路ken路nelled, un路ken路nel路ling.
to come out of a kennel, den, lair, or the like.
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Origin of unkennel

First recorded in 1570鈥80; un-2 + kennel1
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British Dictionary definitions for unkennel

unkennel
/ (蕦n藞k蓻nl) /

verb -nels, -nelling or -nelled or US -nels, -neling or -neled (tr)
to release from a kennel
to drive from a hole or lair
rare to bring to light
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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