reengrave

verb

re·​en·​grave (ˌ)rē-in-ˈgrāv How to pronounce reengrave (audio)
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variants or re-engrave
reengraved or re-engraved; reengraving or re-engraving

transitive verb

: to engrave (something) again
reengraved the plaque with the correct name

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1631, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reengrave was circa 1631

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“Reengrave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reengrave. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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