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  • verb Present participle of unlash.


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  • It is really just a special case of the idea of unlashing the human capital.

    Danwei - Media, Advertising, and Urban Life in China

  • Placing the Ancient Mariner in a nook of safety, and setting Big John to unlashing the remaining boat and hooking on the falls, he sent Kwaque into the hold to fill kegs of water from the scant remnant of supply, and Ah Moy to clear out the food in the galley.


  • Private Pilkington and Seaman Morfin were unlashing the lines holding Gore in place on the sledge.

    The Terror

  • Second Mate Des Voeux, who had been overseeing the unlashing of the lieutenant's body, shuffled over and knuckled his forehead.

    The Terror

  • Hagen was halfway down the gangway before Kharl finished unlashing the hogshead.

    Wellspring of Chaos

  • Then he set about unlashing a second article of the same species.

    Through Russia

  • Through the portholes they could be seen unlashing their hammocks and tossing their clothes onto their sea chests.

    Maigret in Holland

  • He heard the rustlings of someone unlashing the gate.

    The Plains of Passage

  • Dropping its reins, she climbed up on the rock and began unlashing one of the packs.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • He smiled a sardonic smile, unlashing a pack from behind his saddle.

    The Gates of Thorbardin


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