uncling

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

uncling

  1. present participle of uncle

Etymology 2[edit]

un- +‎ cling

Verb[edit]

uncling (third-person singular simple present unclings, present participle unclinging, simple past and past participle unclung)

  1. (obsolete) To cease from clinging or adhering.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Milton to this entry?)