unrove


unrove

verb (used with or without object)

  1. simple past tense and past participle of unreeve.

adjective

  1. withdrawn from a block, thimble, etc.

verb (used with object), un·rove or un·reeved, un·ro·ven or un·reeved, un·reev·ing.

  1. Nautical. to withdraw (a rope) from a block, thimble, etc.

verb (used without object), un·rove or un·reeved, un·ro·ven or un·reeved, un·reev·ing.

  1. to unreeve a rope.
  2. (of a rope) to become unreeved.

verb -reeves, -reeving, -rove or -reeved

  1. nautical to withdraw (a rope) from a block, thimble, etc

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