verb (used with object)

to remove (tools, utensils, equipment, etc.) from stowage, especially in preparation for use.

Origin of unstow

1720–30; un-2 + stow1
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Related Words for unstowed

empty, send, remove, unlade, unpack, unburden, disburden, off-load, unship, unstow

Examples from the Web for unstowed

Historical Examples of unstowed

  • Rainey led him down the gangway to the deck of the sealer, still cluttered a bit with unstowed gear.

    A Man to His Mate

    J. Allan Dunn