Un*cov"er (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Uncovered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Uncovering.] [1st pref. un- + cover.]

1.

To take the cover from; to divest of covering; as, to uncover a box, bed, house, or the like; to uncover one's body.

2.

To show openly; to disclose; to reveal.

"To uncover his perjury to the oath of his coronation."

Milton.

3.

To divest of the hat or cap; to bare the head of; as, to uncover one's head; to uncover one's self.

 

© Webster 1913.


Un*cov"er (?), v. i.

1.

To take off the hat or cap; to bare the head in token of respect.

We are forced to uncover after them. Addison.

2.

To remove the covers from dishes, or the like.

Uncover, dogs, and lap. Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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