reforge

verb

re·​forge (ˌ)rē-ˈfȯrj How to pronounce reforge (audio)
reforged; reforging

transitive verb

: to forge (something) again
reforging salvaged steel
reforge an alliance
… new political movements that would reforge Palestinian national identity …Loren D. Lybarger

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reforge was in the 15th century

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“Reforge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reforge. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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