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unhand

[uhn-hand] /ʌnˈhænd/
verb (used with object)
1.
to take the hand or hands from; release from a grasp; let go:
Unhand me, you wretched coward!
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; un-2 + hand
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British Dictionary definitions for un hand

unhand

/ʌnˈhænd/
verb
1.
(transitive) (archaic or literary) to release from the grasp
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Word Origin and History for un hand

unhand

v.

c.1600, "to release from one's grasp," from un- (2) + verbal derivative of hand (n.).

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