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un- +‎ shale


unshale (third-person singular simple present unshales, present participle unshaling, simple past and past participle unshaled)

  1. (obsolete) To strip the shale or husk from; to uncover.
    • Marston
      I will not unshale the jest before it be ripe.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for unshale in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)