simple past tense and past participle of unreeve.
withdrawn from a block, thimble, etc.
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How to use unrove in a sentence
Bascomb, in spite of his temper over the giving out of the horse, knelt beside the animal and unrove the cinches.Motor Matt's "Century" Run | Stanley R. Matthews
In a minute she had unrove them, and the long line lay in a little pile at her feet.The Two Admirals | J. Fenimore Cooper
The top-sails and courses were kept bent to the yards, the sheets being unrove, and the clews tucked in.The World of Ice | R.M. Ballantyne
Sometimes the halyards are unrove from the yard-arm and rounded up to the span-block, with a knot in their end.The Seaman's Friend | Richard Henry Dana
Gear that had parted was left unrove; for a panic-stricken crew cannot be bullied or coerced.The Grain Ship | Morgan Robertson