verb (used with object), un·strung, un·string·ing.
Examples from the Web for unstring
He paused long enough to unstring the bow and put it back in the quiver.The Pirates of Shan|Harold Leland Goodwin
"Now I pray thee to unstring it again," handing it to the bowman.Sir Nigel|Arthur Conan Doyle
Unstring thy strong bows for the sake of our liberal lords, O bounteous Rudra, be gracious to our kith and kin.Sacred Books of the East|Various
The similar fevers and exasperations of factory life lead the workers to unstring their tense nerves with liquor.The Art Of The Moving Picture|Vachel Lindsay
There are wicked philosophers abroad who unstring the bow of harder toil by picking your inmost thoughts!Curiosities of Civilization|Andrew Wynter