resilver

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

Definition of resilver

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

First Known Use of resilver

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Resilver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resilver. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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