reengrave

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

Definition of reengrave

transitive verb

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

First Known Use of reengrave

circa 1631, in the meaning defined above

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“Reengrave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reengrave. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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