unbare

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From un- +‎ bare.

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unbare (third-person singular simple present unbares, present participle unbaring, simple past and past participle unbared)

  1. (transitive) To lay bare; to expose.
    • 1840, David Mushet, Papers on Iron and Steel, practical and experimental
      When iron-stone is found near the surface, it is only necessary to unbare the soil and the super-incumbent earths: the stone then presents itself like a pavement more or less inclined, and is easily raised by the application of wedges, bars, &c.

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