(?), v. t. [1st pref. un- + string.]
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1. To deprive of a string or strings; also, to take from a string; as, to unstring beads.
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2. To loosen the string or strings of; as, to unstring a harp or a bow.
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3. To relax the tension of; to loosen. "His garland they unstring." Dryden. Used also figuratively; as, his nerves were unstrung by fear.
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