relacquer

verb
re·​lac·​quer | \ ˌrē-ˈla-kər How to pronounce relacquer (audio) \
relacquered; relacquering

Definition of relacquer

transitive verb

: to lacquer (something) again If the lacquer cracks, the only remedy is to remove it with alcohol and relacquer the exposed surface.— Sarah Josephine MacLeod

First Known Use of relacquer

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Relacquer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/relacquer. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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