Definition of unswathe in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈsweɪð/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


[with object] literary
Unwrap (someone or something) from several layers of fabric.
Example sentences
  • His statue was unswathed from the veneer by her on 11 th March, 1881 in the Town Hall.
  • Its hills may seem bleak, unclothed as they are by acres of trees, uncapped by ice, unswathed by snow.
  • So they unswathed him from the cloth, and saw the grisly wound upon his body.

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