re·​fash·​ion | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfa-shən How to pronounce refashion (audio) \
refashioned; refashioning; refashions

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refashioned my old pair of jeans into a cover for my scrapbook
Recent Examples on the Web But the Ducks, who supposedly have refashioned themselves into a smash-mouth offense, largely abandoned the running game in the second half on Saturday. oregonlive, "Oregon, Oregon State and Portland State all lost, but PSU had the weekend’s best performance: Issues & Answers," 2 Sep. 2019 Other White House hopefuls support stiffer gun laws and a more humane immigration policy, the tent poles of O’Rourke’s refashioned candidacy. Los Angeles Times, "Beto O’Rourke has chucked the presidential playbook. Will it save his campaign?," 29 Aug. 2019 In 1946, after Bechet refashioned his home in Brooklyn as a music school, Mr. Wilber became his first serious student. Giovanni Russonello, New York Times, "Bob Wilber, Champion of Jazz’s Legacy, Is Dead at 91," 9 Aug. 2019 The Maxwell Anderson Broadway drama that gave rise to the classic film noir starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall has been refashioned by playwright Jeffrey Hatcher and actor Andy Garcia. Los Angeles Times, "The best theater to see in L.A. this fall," 11 Sep. 2019 The drink’s flavors translate beautifully when refashioned as an icebox cake. Jessie Sheehan, Washington Post, "If you like to eat your cocktails, this dark and stormy icebox cake is for you," 1 Aug. 2019 And part of that refashioning means paying particular attention not only to food choices but to the design, the ownership and the many details that compose modern restaurants. Marc Bona,, "Jonathon Sawyer’s new restaurant shaping up as Van Aken District anchor (photos, video)," 17 July 2019 Even so, Pelinka’s refashioned roster is still heavy on uncertainty and light on positive two-way contributors. Ben Golliver, The Denver Post, "After Kawhi Leonard miss, Lakers ink DeMarcus Cousins and scramble to fill out rotation," 7 July 2019 Barney Pressman founded the business in 1923 in New York as a discount clothing store, with the company refashioning itself as a luxury retailer under his son in the 1960s. Aimee Picchi, CBS News, "Luxury retailer Barneys New York files for bankruptcy," 6 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of refashion

1613, in the meaning defined above

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