verb[with object, usually in imperative] archaic or humorous
Release (someone) from one’s grasp: “Unhand me, sir!” she cried
More example sentences
- Now unhand me, sir, or I vill cook your goose instead of the one on the stove!
- Kindly unhand me sir; for I don't wish to dirty my dress with your muddy paws!
- They unhanded her immediately, and Lee walked to the passenger's side at the back, and grabbed her father's coat and put it on.
Definition of unhand in:
- The British & World English dictionary