unthread


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Unthread \Un*thread"\, v. t. [1st pref. un- + thread.]
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   1. To draw or take out a thread from; as, to unthread a
      needle.
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   2. To deprive of ligaments; to loose the ligaments of.
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            He with his bare wand can unthread thy joints.
                                                  --Milton.
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   3. To make one's way through; to traverse; as, to unthread a
      devious path. --De Quincey.
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