unsphere

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EtymologyEdit

From un- + sphere.

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unsphere (third-person singular simple present unspheres, present participle unsphering, simple past and past participle unsphered)

  1. To remove from a sphere, as in celestial bodies; to remove from the heavens.
    • c 1594–1611: Shakespeare, The Winter’s Tale
      You put me off with limber vows; but I,
      Though you would seek t’ unsphere the stars with oaths,
      Should yet say ‘Sir, no going.’

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