Definition of unhand in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənˈhand/


[with object, usually in imperative] archaic or humorous
Release (someone) from one’s grasp: “Unhand me, sir!” she cried
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  • 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.
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