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  • v. Present participle of unlimber.


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  • “I think I have something in my pack to help,” said Kranxx, unlimbering his satchel.

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  • So we have to start unlimbering the adjectives and explanations.

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  • They had guns on the Causeway, too, pointing north; as I watched I saw the nearest team of them unlimbering just beside the spot where the Heavies 'charge had ended.

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  • The formations were closer now, and not all of them were retreating: we passed artillery teams who were unlimbering and siting their guns, and regiments of infantry waiting in the humid heat, their faces turned towards the distant hills, their 'mks stretched out in good order across the plain.


  • As he ascended, Buncan was once again unlimbering the duar.

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  • "Now, that's vexing," says Moran, laying down his rifle and unlimbering his Remington again.


  • Well it's certainly that time of year when primary candidates traditionally pull the tarps off their advertising budgets and start unlimbering their biggest guns.

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  • Food and drink: He had a hydro-pack on his back, a water bladder slung flat against his spine and sustained by shoulder straps, with a tube that curled around his neck, so he could hydrate anytime he needed to without the excess motion of unlimbering, then unscrewing a canteen, then reversing the motion.

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  • Huckabee of Arkansas has the real leaders of the GOP, conservative billionaires, unlimbering their heavy guns.

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  • He found a good camp but did not wait to set up before unlimbering his drum, checking the bindings of the wildboar hide, and rolling out the quick beat of "Attention."

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