recork

verb
re·​cork | \(ˌ)rē-ˈkȯrk \
recorked; recorking; recorks

Definition of recork 

transitive verb

1 : to stop up (something) again with a cork : to cork again Because Ports are fortified, they can be recorked, stored in a cool place and enjoyed over a few weeks.— David White

2 : to furnish (something) with a fresh cork Any bottle of venerable madeira being cellared for any length of time should therefore be recorked roughly every twenty to thirty years.— Richard Mayson

First Known Use of recork

1794, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about recork

Statistics for recork

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for recork

The first known use of recork was in 1794

See more words from the same year

Comments on recork

What made you want to look up recork? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a private place of worship

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!