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- v. Present participle of unhand.
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Christ being made visible in the very political 'unhanding' of history as it occurs in those converted by and to the inbreaking of God's reign into their own actual and contemporary-contingent histories.
"Forgive me, Mistress, " I said, unhanding her, as though my grip upon her might have been an inadvertence.
His gaze was intense, fixed and fierce. âWould you mind unhanding it? â he asked. âNot at all, â I said, âbut not just now. â âNot even the slime slugs of Anango would take shelter beneath this rock! â cried Boots Tarsk-Bit, waving the stone about in his two hands. âWell done! â cried a fellow, congratulating Boots on this sally.