from The Century Dictionary.
- To take a rope or ropes from; hence, in some parts of the United States, to unharness: as, to
unropea horse, or loosen or remove the ropes which serve for a harness.
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- verb to remove from a rope
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She drank from the fountain, then helped Belegir unsaddle the packhorse, unrope the animals, and strip the other two ponies of their remaining tack.
The Warslayer Edghill, Rosemary 2002
Saluting, he said that we must unrope, leave our lamps behind, and follow him.
Queen Sheba's Ring Henry Rider Haggard 1890