recork

verb
re·​cork | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈkȯrk How to pronounce recork (audio) \
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

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“Recork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recork. Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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