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verb[WITH OBJECT]humorous, archaic
Release (someone) from one's grasp.‘“Unhand me, sir!” she cried’
- ‘They unhanded her immediately, and Lee walked to the passenger's side at the back, and grabbed her father's coat and put it on.’
- ‘Kindly unhand me sir; for I don't wish to dirty my dress with your muddy paws!’
- ‘Now unhand me, sir, or I vill cook your goose instead of the one on the stove!’
- ‘‘Monsieur,’ she chided, a cold smile twisting her charming lips, ‘I would unhand me were I you.’’
- ‘Please unhand me, I do not wish to inflict harm.’
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