rejacket

verb
re·​jack·​et | \ ˌrē-ˈja-kət How to pronounce rejacket (audio) \
rejacketed; rejacketing

Definition of rejacket

transitive verb

: to provide (something, such as a book) with a new jacket Each time they are rejacketed … there is a surge in sales as new readers are lured to her books, and old ones rediscover them.— Andrew Taylor

First Known Use of rejacket

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Rejacket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rejacket. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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