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  • v. To divest of scales; to remove the scales from.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To divest of scales; to remove scales from.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To remove scales from; divest of scales.


un- +‎ scale (Wiktionary)


  • At first sight, those cliffs seemed completely unscale-able, but to anyone with a good head for heights, climbing is easy on a world where all weights are only a sixth of their normal value.

    Expedition to Earth

  • God of truth! to whom all things seem to be as they really are, inspire thou my song; and unscale thou my eyes: teach thou

    English Grammar in Familiar Lectures

  • No one will mistake a Mustang for an unscale, sophisticated coupe ... live rear axle ... please.

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