From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Unlace \Un*lace"\, v. t. [1st un- + lace.]
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   1. To loose by undoing a lacing; as, to unlace a shoe.
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   2. To loose the dress of; to undress; hence, to expose; to
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            What's the matter,
            That you unlace your reputation thus? --Shak.
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   3. (Naut.) To loose, and take off, as a bonnet from a sail,
      or to cast off, as any lacing in any part of the rigging
      of a vessel. --Totten.
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