unarm

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From un- +‎ arm.

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unarm (third-person singular simple present unarms, present participle unarming, simple past and past participle unarmed)

  1. To disarm, to remove the armour and weapons from.
    • 1485, Syr Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Bk.X, Ch.lxj:
      Thenne anone la beale Isoud sente in to the toune / and prayd syr Dynadan that he wold come in to the castel / & repose hym there with a lady / with a good wylle sayd sir Dynadan / & soo he mounted vpon his hors and rode in to the castel / & there he alyghte / and was vnarmed / & brought in to the castel

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