noun re·lec·tion \rə̇ˈlekshən\

Definition of relection



  1. 1 obsolete :  rereading

  2. 2 obsolete :  a revised reading :  emendation

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Origin and Etymology of relection

Late Latin relection-, relectio, from Latin relectus (past participle of relegere to read again, from re- + legere to gather, select, read) + -ion-, -io -ion — more at legend

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a trip made at another's expense

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