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unbuckle

[uhn-buhk-uh l] /ʌnˈbʌk əl/
verb (used without object), unbuckled, unbuckling.
1.
to unfasten the buckle or buckles of.
2.
to undo a buckle.
Origin of unbuckle
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English unboclen. See un-2, buckle
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v.

late 14c., from un- (2) "reverse of" + buckle (v.1). Related: Unbuckled; unbuckling.

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