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


To loose by undoing a lacing; as, to unlace a shoe.


To loose the dress of; to undress; hence, to expose; to disgrace.

What's the matter, That you unlace your reputation thus? Shak.

3. Naut.

To loose, and take off, as a bonnet from a sail, or to cast off, as any lacing in any part of the rigging of a vessel.



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