Definition of unsheathe in English:


Line breaks: un|sheathe
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈʃiːð


[with object]
Draw or pull out (a knife, sword, or similar weapon) from its sheath or covering: Alexei unsheathed the dagger
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  • She wiped away her tears just before unsheathing her sword.
  • I slowly approached it, unsheathing my swords at the same time, the sheath being slipped under my belt behind me.
  • Blaise pulled himself to his feet, unsheathing his sword and heading towards the door.

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