Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Thu Jul 29 14:31:36 UTC 2004

On Thu, Jul 29, 2004 at 10:27:49AM -0400, Page Stephens wrote:
> For years I have used the word "unthaw" to describe what you do when you
> thaw frozen food out, and for years my wife has laughed at me since it makes
> no sense.

OED has an entry for this, helpfully defined as "To thaw", with
cites from 1598 (admittedly labelled "Now dial."). We have a
decent number of recent examples too. Reasonable amount of
relevant evidence on Google.


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