resew

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

Definition of resew

resewed; resewn play \(ˌ)rē-ˈsōn\ or resewed; resewing
: to sew (something) again or anew : to unite (something) again with stitches
  • resew a seam/button
  • … creative, seamstress-savvy artists buy used apparel that's snipped and resewn into "new" garments.
  • —Claudia Buck

First Known Use of resew

1598

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