resilver

verb re·sil·ver \ (ˌ)rē-ˈsil-vər \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of resilver

resilvered; resilvering
: 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

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