resew

verb
re·​sew | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈsō How to pronounce resew (audio) \
resewed; resewn\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈsōn How to pronounce resewn (audio) \ or resewed; resewing

Definition of resew

transitive verb

: 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, in the meaning defined above

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“Resew.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resew. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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