American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To release from or as if from a hitch; unfasten.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To disengage from a hitch or fastening; set free; unfasten: as, to unhitch a horse.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To free from being hitched, or as if from being hitched; to unfasten; to loose.
- v. unfasten or release from or as if from a hitch
“By the time I had gone far enough I was sure I was lost, I did unhitch from the sled and got on Dan, a little bronco that was pretty smart.”
“We assumed it was designed to work like a drive-thru for automobiles: Place order, pay, get food, all without having to unhitch the spray skirts.”
“I'll unhitch and get the water so we can start cooking.”
“They did not give me time to unhitch my oxen," he said.”
“She could not unhitch Miller, however, and when they arrived to the climb for the final time, the Cal Giant rider attacked early and took a 12-second gap over the top.”
“Before the agents could stuff their quarry through the carriage door, the crowd had closed in, threatening to unhitch their horses or begin throwing stones.”
“Blame, attack, fear and greed ... we had better be quick to unhitch these mistakes and their consequences.”
“May I propose a baseless conspiracy theory that Rove is trying to unhitch himself from McCain because his crystal ball is telling him that McCain's campaign is going to end in disaster, and some of the blame will fall on him if he doesn't?”
“So this essay is not for them, it is for those who want to unhitch their wagon from this juggernaut and forge”
“It took him a moment to orient himself, then he struggled to unhitch the sled.”
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