What does the word unbosom mean?

Usage examples for unbosom

  1. His eyes lit up as he heard himself beginning to talk: " Yes, the old ideas," he repeated; and his voice became fuller and recovered the rather sing- song rhythm of earlier days, when he used to unbosom himself at great length of all sorts of ironical theories and mock philosophy, very often superficial, but always brilliant. – The Twilight of the Souls by Louis Couperus
  2. I was not sorry for this precaution, because I could unbosom myself without reserve before Miss Williams, who was the confidante of us both. – The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett
  3. Rather annoyed by this, since she greatly desired to unbosom herself, Miss Kendal walked disconsolately towards the Pyramids. – The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume