Definitions

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  • v. To remove a loop from, to unfasten from a loop.

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Examples

  • She made the belly cuts, watched the viscera unloop in the current, the final, ecstatic visions of trout fading slowly up her wrists, running out into the river.

    The Shell Collector : Stories

  • Then, satisfied that the stable was doomed, he climbed clumsily onto the horse's back, leaned forward to unloop the reins, and almost fell from the bareback horse as it started forward under the stable door.

    Sharpe's Regiment

  • When I give the signal, unloop the tether as though it were unbound.

    Explorers Of Gor

  • Should the twine break, because the aerobike rested on the ropes, then the ropes would unloop and the machine remain hanging without any danger for Lily.

    The Bill-Toppers

  • Page 54 coils of hair small packages of drugs, unloop her quilted skirt stored with good things and a correspondence that might not have passed muster at the city post office.

    War-time sketches : historical and otherwise,

  • She should then unloop the window-curtains, shake them, and pin them high up out of the way.

    The Book of Household Management

  • While he talks carelessly and quickly, while his slim white fingers loop and unloop his watch-chain, in the blue eyes fixed upon the fire there is an uneasy look of nervous fear.

    A Terrible Secret

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