recopy

verb
re·​copy | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈkä-pē \
recopied; recopying; recopies

Definition of recopy

transitive verb

: to copy (something) again I intended to bring up the example of the Irish monasteries during the Dark Ages. Monks in Ireland copied and recopied manuscripts at a time when parchment was being used as heating fuel in the rest of Europe.— John Rember The dictations were amended, edited, recopied, and left in an inchoate form for most of a century, until the editors at the Mark Twain Papers & Project decided to put them into shape.— Steve Courtney

First Known Use of recopy

1684, in the meaning defined above

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