Definitions

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  • v. To break the power of (a spell); to release (a person) from the influence of a spell; to disenchant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To break the power of (a spell); to release (a person) from the influence of a spell; to disenchant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To release from the power of a spell or enchantment; disenchant.

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

  • v. release from a spell

Etymologies

un- +‎ spell (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But before his very real and unethereal, unspell-cast knife could strike, the little gnome delivered a punch line that caught the assassin square in his funny bone.

    Kingdoms of Light

  • Hereupon the King let unbind the youth and sent him to jail; then he said to Abu Niyyah, "Wouldst thou go at once to my daughter and unspell her from the Jinni?"

    Arabian nights. English

  • To unspell her brother, Mylla needs Alard's protection, but dares not trust him with the full truth, for fear of being accused as a witch herself.

    EVIL EDITOR

  • Whoever in going over this bridge uttered a certain word, could unspell her if he would afterwards allow her to walk beside him the rest of the way over the bridge without speaking; but the difficulty was that nobody knew what the powerful word was. [

    The Science of Fairy Tales An Inquiry into Fairy Mythology

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