15th century, in the meaning defined above
Middle English rechate, from rechaten to blow the recheat, from Anglo-French rechater, from Vulgar Latin *recaptare to gather, assemble, from Latin re- + captare to catch at, chase — more at catch
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“Recheat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recheat. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.
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