unsling

[uhn-sling]
verb (used with object), un·slung, un·sling·ing.
  1. to remove (something) from being slung: to unsling a rifle from one's shoulder.
  2. Nautical. to take off the slings of; release from slings.

Origin of unsling

First recorded in 1620–30; un-2 + sling1
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unsling

verb -slings, -slinging or -slung (tr)
  1. to remove or release from a slung position
  2. to remove slings from
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