resail

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

Definition of resail

: 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, in the meaning defined above

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“Resail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resail. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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