resail

verb re·sail \ (ˌ)rē-ˈsāl \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of resail

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 resailed
  • —Winfield Martin Thompson and Thomas W. Lawson

First Known Use of resail

1584

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