unrove

[uhn-rohv] /ʌnˈroʊv/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
1.
simple past tense and past participle of unreeve.
adjective
2.
withdrawn from a block, thimble, etc.

unreeve

[uhn-reev] /ʌnˈriv/
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
Example Sentences for unrove
He was seized with a malady beyond the sagacity of the profession, and which suddenly unrove his life line.
British Dictionary definitions for unrove
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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