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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Unstring \Un*string"\, v. t. [1st pref. un- + string.] [1913 Webster] 1. To deprive of a string or strings; also, to take from a string; as, to unstring beads. [1913 Webster] 2. To loosen the string or strings of; as, to unstring a harp or a bow. [1913 Webster] 3. To relax the tension of; to loosen. "His garland they unstring." --Dryden. Used also figuratively; as, his nerves were unstrung by fear. [1913 Webster]