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unbelt


unbelt [uhn-belt] ExamplesWord Origin verb (used with object)

  1. to remove the belt from.
  2. to remove by undoing a supporting belt: to unbelt a sword.

Origin of unbelt First recorded in 1475–85; un-2 + belt belted [bel-tid] adjective

  1. having or made with a belt: a belted dress.
  2. wearing or girded with a belt, especially as a mark of distinction: the belted lords and emissaries.
  3. marked with a band of color different from that of the rest of the body: a belted cow.

Origin of belted First recorded in 1475–85; belt + -ed3 Related formssem·i·belt·ed, adjectiveun·belt·ed, adjective Related Words for unbelted release, unloose, undo, unbelt Examples from the Web for unbelted Historical Examples of unbelted

  • She wanted to be naked with him, and she threw off her outer tunic, unbelted her red silk gown, and pulled it over her head.

    The Saracen: The Holy War

    Robert Shea

  • Costa was unbelted and out the door while Neel was still feeling his insides shiver back into shape.

    The K-Factor

    Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)

  • He wore a gun, which he had unbelted and placed within reach of his hand on the grass.

    The Alaskan

    James Oliver Curwood

  • British Dictionary definitions for unbelted unbelt verb (tr)

    1. to unbuckle the belt of (a garment)
    2. to remove (something) from a belt

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