Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of unbelt.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "Tails, " Jamie said, setting down the basket and unbelting his plaid.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • Stan was already unbelting her robe, pulling her toward the bedroom as he did.

    Scent of Danger

  • His arms relaxed and she stood up, loosening the kimono by unbelting it slowly, but not removing it altogether.

    Adam's Fall

  • Now, you, being of a prudent and economical nature, began to wonder if there wasn't some way of getting a reputation for lavishness without actually unbelting to any great extent.

    The Intrusion of Jimmy

  • I said, 'By Jove, Sabre, one would think you hadn't met any one for a month the way you're unbelting the sacred rites of welcome.'

    If Winter Comes

  • ` ` And do not thou pride thyself, '' said the King, ` ` as if thy knight, who hath not yet buckled on his armour, were unbelting it in triumph --- Conrade of Montserrat is held a good lance.

    The Talisman

  • Across the barren parade the men were just breaking ranks after retreat inspection, and the officers were coming homeward, unbelting sword or sabre as they neared their doors, in the impatient fashion of the day.

    Tonio, Son of the Sierras A Story of the Apache War

  • I get sick of Ryanair passengers unbelting and opening overhead lockers before the plane has landed (let alone when in the final taxiing stage).

    The Guardian World News

  • “And do not thou pride thyself,” said the King, “as if thy knight, who hath not yet buckled on his armour, were unbelting it in triumph — Conrade of Montserrat is held a good lance.

    The Talisman

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