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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of unlimber.

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Examples

  • Having reached its destination, and been detached or "unlimbered" from the front carriage, we next see the action of loading; the ramrod having at its other extremity a sheep-skin mop, larger than the bore of the piece, and called "a sponge."

    The Illustrated London Reading Book

  • I unlimbered my lance and cast my stone down the smooth track.

    Fire The Sky

  • Loaded with streamlined 180 - or 200-grain bullets, these cartridges are not even getting unlimbered at 300 yards.

    The Truth About High Velocity Hunting Bullets

  • The man in the Cadillac unlimbered his lanky frame from behind the steering wheel and climbed out.

    Presley of the FBI

  • The old man unlimbered lamely, blinking his eyes and murmuring automatically: What'll ye have, gents?

    Too Much Gold

  • The old man unlimbered lamely, blinking his eyes and murmuring automatically: What'll ye have, gents?

    TOO MUCH GOLD

  • I unlimbered my lance and cast my stone down the smooth track.

    Fire The Sky

  • They were supposed to protect the train crews, but whenever trouble started they unlimbered their rifles and joined the mob.

    THE HUSSY

  • At the bottom of the ladder Kranxx handed his lantern to Gullik, then reached into his pack and pulled out and unlimbered a long pole made up of several hinged sections with a hook on one end.

    Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon

  • At the bottom of the ladder Kranxx handed his lantern to Gullik, then reached into his pack and pulled out and unlimbered a long pole made up of several hinged sections with a hook on one end.

    Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon

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