unseam

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Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ seam

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unseam ‎(third-person singular simple present unseams, present participle unseaming, simple past and past participle unseamed)

  1. (transitive) To open the seam or seams of; to rip; to cut open.
    • 1603-06, William Shakespeare, Macbeth (act 1, scene 2)
      Till he unseam'd him from the nave to th' chaps, and fix'd his head upon our battlements.