Definitions

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  • v. To cease from clinging or adhering.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To cease from clinging or adhering.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To cease from clinging, adhering, entwining, embracing, or holding fast.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ cling

Examples

  • And now once for all, when I say _we_, please to understand that it is not out of conceit, for my share in our adventures was always very small, but to avoid uncling you all too much, and making so many repetitions of the names of Uncle Dick, Uncle Jack, and Uncle Bob.

    Patience Wins War in the Works

  • For months I’ve been deprived of uncling privileges.

    Strangers at the Feast

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