unsheathe

[ uhn-sheeth ]
/ ʌnˈʃið /

verb (used with object), un·sheathed, un·sheath·ing.

to draw from a sheath, as a sword, knife, or the like.
to bring or put forth from a covering, threateningly or otherwise.

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Origin of unsheathe

1325–75; Middle English unshethen to dislodge; see un-2, sheathe
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British Dictionary definitions for unsheathe

unsheathe
/ (ʌnˈʃiːð) /

verb

(tr) to draw or pull out (something, esp a weapon) from a sheath or other covering
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