from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To carve.
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Curlew, 49/706; 157/8; how to carve, 27/421; to untache or cut up, p. 162.
To lose or untache a bitorn:  kitte his nekke, and lay hit by the hedde in the golette; kitte his whynge by the joynte; rere hym legge and whynge, as the heron; serve him fourth; no sawse unto hym but only salte.
Slice brawn, spoil a hen, unbrace a mallard, untache a curlew, border a pasty, thigh small birds, splat a pike, fin a chub, barb a lobster
[d] untache a curlew, [e] border a pasty, [f] thigh small birds,