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unsew

[ uhn-soh ]
/ ʌnˈsoʊ /
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verb (used with object), un·sewed, un·sewn or un·sewed, un·sew·ing.

to remove or rip the stitches of (something sewed).

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Origin of unsew

First recorded in 1300–50, unsew is from the Middle English word unsouwen.See un-2, sew1
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