reglaze

verb

re·​glaze (ˌ)rē-ˈglāz How to pronounce reglaze (audio)
reglazed; reglazing

transitive verb

: to glaze (something) again: such as
a
: to provide (a window, door, etc.) with new glass (as to replace damaged or lost glass)
reglaze a broken window
b
: to apply a glossy or colored coating to (something) again
The tiles were reglazed and fired again.
reglaze the ham

Examples of reglaze in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web First, the house needed baseline work, like restoring the grand staircase; refinishing the floors, repairing the plaster, and reglazing the windows. Sarah Yang, Sunset Magazine, 7 June 2023 Rebekah: The windows all have to be reglazed, and the sashes repaired. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Journal Sentinel, 25 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1618, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reglaze was circa 1618

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Cite this Entry

“Reglaze.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reglaze. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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