Un roven

unroven

[uhn-roh-vuhn]
verb
a past participle of unreeve.
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unreeve

[uhn-reev]
verb (used with object), unrove or unreeved, unroven or unreeved, unreeving.
1.
Nautical. to withdraw (a rope) from a block, thimble, etc.
verb (used without object), unrove or unreeved, unroven or unreeved, unreeving.
2.
to unreeve a rope.
3.
(of a rope) to become unreeved.

Origin:
1590–1600; un-2 + reeve2

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unreeve (ʌnˈriːv)
 
vb , -reeves, -reeving, -rove, -reeved
nautical to withdraw (a rope) from a block, thimble, etc
 
[C17: from un-² + reeve²]

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