resail

verb

re·​sail (ˌ)rē-ˈsāl How to pronounce resail (audio)
resailed; resailing

transitive + intransitive

: to sail again
… had resailed on 18 November after its previously aborted patrol …Lawrence Patterson
would resail her maiden voyage
Many fair-minded persons thought the committee in error in not ordering the race resailedWinfield Martin Thompson and Thomas W. Lawson

Word History

First Known Use

1584, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of resail was in 1584

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Cite this Entry

“Resail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resail. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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