resilver

verb

re·​sil·​ver (ˌ)rē-ˈsil-vər How to pronounce resilver (audio)
resilvered; resilvering

transitive verb

: to silver (something) again or anew : to re-cover (something) with a thin layer of silver or something that looks like silver
resilver an old mirror
had the antique tray resilvered

Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of resilver was in 1832

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Cite this Entry

“Resilver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resilver. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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