rehang

verb
re·​hang | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈhaŋ How to pronounce rehang (audio) \
rehung\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈhəŋ How to pronounce rehung (audio) \ also rehanged; rehanging

Definition of rehang

transitive verb

: to hang (something) again especially in a different way washed and rehung the curtains had to replace the hinges and rehang the door … has overseen the rehanging of the collection … to improve gender balance and to represent the geographical diversity of work from more than 300 artists from 50 countries.— Rashid Razaq

First Known Use of rehang

1755, in the meaning defined above

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“Rehang.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rehang. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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