from The Century Dictionary.

  • To release from a snare.


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  • According to the Associated Press, Russian Navy spokesman Captain Igro Digalo (ph) says that rescue crews have looped cables around this mini sub that's trapped some 625 feet below the surface and what they're trying to do is lift it up and unsnare it from the lines, the cables that have it tangled right now.

    CNN Transcript Aug 6, 2005


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