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- (transitive) To remove hair from (something), especially from hide.
- 1889, Annual report of the Bureau of Animal Industry - Volume 4, Parts 1887-1888, page 425:
- The sides, after being unhaired, are put in clean water over night, then green-shaved and put in a bate of hen manure four or five days.
- 1924, Tanners' Council of America. Research Laboratory, University of Cincinnati, Reports and Papers (volume 2, page 520)
- They found that such a practice produced what was termed a "mellow" lime; the mellower the lime the more rapidly it unhaired the skin.
- (intransitive) To become free from hair.