Unsluice

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Unsluice To sluice; to open the sluice or sluices of; to let flow; to discharge.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • unsluice To open the sluice of; open; let flow.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Unsluice un-slōōs′ to open the sluice of.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1st pref. un-, + sluice,

Usage

In poetry:

`In the stream you love, I may find a home,
Where the quince by the miller's door
Floats flowers as white as his unsluiced foam,
Or the meal on his powdered floor.
"The Fallen Elm" by Alfred Austin