Definitions

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  • v. To remove a belt
  • v. to relax, unwind

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To remove or loose the belt of; to ungird.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To ungird; remove the belt or girdle from.
  • To remove from the person by undoing the belt which supports it.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. undo the belt of

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Examples

  • He'd been forced to unbelt to reach the controls, however; while Kirk was thrown against the bulkhead in the passengers' cabin, Sulu suffered a similar fate up front.

    The Kobayashi Maru

  • I could smell the musky scent of him that made me want to pull him from his thoughts into the border, unbelt him and let the plaid fall from his shoulders, pull down my bodice and press my breasts against him, take him down half-naked and wholly roused among the damp green plants, and force him from his thoughts to mine.

    Drums of Autumn

  • "You may now unbelt the hands of the Lady Tutina, " I said to Louise.

    Mercenaries Of Gor

  • He began to unbelt his wherhide jacket before he released the riding strap and noticed that Menolly was as quick to strip helmet, gloves and jacket.

    Dragon Drums

  • In the early stages of the game he depended almost entirely on his fast ball but later began to unbelt a few curves which had the right sort of a fold to them.

    Practical English Composition: Book II. For the Second Year of the High School

  • Elucidate forthwith, Benny -- in the vernacular, unbelt.

    White Ashes

  • George's uncle was in Monte Carlo, and had written George that he would come to London and unbelt; but it struck me that a far better plan was for George to go to his uncle at

    My Man Jeeves

  • So they had to invent one excuse after another to keep Aunt Elvira from seein 'him, all the while givin' her tales about how he was soon to break into the divinity school; hoping, of course, that Aunty would get tired of waitin 'and begin to unbelt.

    Odd Numbers Being Further Chronicles of Shorty McCabe

  • This Boy is so busy regulating both Parties and both Leagues that when it comes time for his Brood to take an Outing, some ignorant Outsider has to step in and unbelt.

    Ade's Fables

  • “It may be unpleasant for you to make him unbelt, but you’re a coward if you don’t!

    The Fighting Chance

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