resail

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

Definition of resail

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 resailed— Winfield Martin Thompson and Thomas W. Lawson

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1584, in the meaning defined above

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“Resail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resail. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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