Definitions

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  • v. To take off the hat of; to remove one's hat, especially as a mark of respect.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. To take off the hat of; to remove one's hat, especially as a mark of respect.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To remove the hat from.
  • To take off the hat; uncover the head, as from politeness, or in worship.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ hat

Examples

  • A cryptographer could tell at a glance what had happened and would calculate how to 'unhat' the columns to bring the letters into proper alignment " a process which would tax his patience more than his mathematics.

    between silk and cyanide

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