rewrap

verb
re·​wrap | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈrap How to pronounce rewrap (audio) \
rewrapped; rewrapping

Definition of rewrap

transitive verb

: to wrap (something or someone) again : to cover (something or someone) with new wrapping rewrapped the leftovers in tinfoil rewrapping a bandage rewrapped herself in the blanket And of course you remember the tale of the world's lone fruitcake—it just keeps getting rewrapped and given to someone else.— Jackie Mills

First Known Use of rewrap

1796, in the meaning defined above

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“Rewrap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rewrap?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=r&file=rewrap_1. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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