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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of unhitch.


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  • Bullets fly as Blondie unhitches the cars holding the majority of the soldiers, and Mirror Eyes ends up trapped between the soldiers and a virtual army of bandits.

    Review: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly #5 | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News 2009

  • With an expertise born of long practice, the driver descends to the beach, swings round in a tight half-circle and halts on the dry sand at the weed's edge, where he unhitches the trailer.

    Country diary: South Uist 2011

  • "Much blood may be spilled as Kurdistan unhitches itself from Iraq," he writes, "but independence for Iraq's Kurds seems, if not immediate, then in due course inevitable."

    Clouds on the Horizon 2008

  • He is too old to work in the fields, but he hitches and unhitches the work-teams and looks after the health of the stock.

    O Pioneers! Willa Sibert Cather 1910

  • We unhitches Rajah from the stable floor and starts back for the hotel.

    Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford 1907

  • "Sometimes," said her daughter, a giddy, thoughtless young thing of eighty-five, -- "sometimes just moving her head sort of unhitches her jaw; and, if we don't happen to see it, she'll go on talking for hours without ever making a sound."

    Tales of the Argonauts Bret Harte 1869

  • Rising simultaneously, each unhitches his horse, and stands by the stirrup, taking in the slack of his reins.

    The Death Shot A Story Retold Mayne Reid 1850

  • Atlantis unhitches from space station for last time Heat wave unrelenting, no end in sight Thousands greet U.S. soccer team in N.Y. Pope accepts Philadelphia archbishop's resignation Murdoch, son and Brooks to face parliament Air traffic controller fails drug test while working Murdoch considering stepping down?

    Breaking News: CBS News 2011

  • Shivers has spent more than a decade traveling to festivals and football games around the country, where he unhitches a trailer and goes to work frying up croaker, whiting, perch and pretty much any other good-tasting seafood he can find.

    The Herald | - Front 2009

  • His ability to completely ignore the collateral damage caused by his actions unhitches the moral reins, allowing players to fully exercise the breadth of powers and abilities at his disposal without a second thought.

    1UP RSS feed 2009


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