Definitions

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  • v. to remove from a rope

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To take a rope or ropes from; hence, in some parts of the United States, to unharness: as, to unrope a horse, or loosen or remove the ropes which serve for a harness.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ rope

Examples

  • She drank from the fountain, then helped Belegir unsaddle the packhorse, unrope the animals, and strip the other two ponies of their remaining tack.

    The Warslayer

  • Saluting, he said that we must unrope, leave our lamps behind, and follow him.

    Queen Sheba's Ring

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