Un*twist" (?), v. t. [1st pref. un- + twist.]

1.

To separate and open, as twisted threads; to turn back, as that which is twisted; to untwine.

If one of the twines of the twist do untwist, The twine that untwisteth, untwisteth the twist. Wallis.

2.

To untie; to open; to disentangle.

Milton.

 

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