Definition of Reconfine
1. confine [v -FINED, -FINING, -FINES] - See also: confine
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Literary usage of Reconfine
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
"The mere neglect of an owner of stock to repair his fence, whereby an animal escapes from the Inclosure, or mere neglect to reconfine him after he has ..."
2. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"... and an attempt was made to reconfine it to its old bed; but the attempt failed, and as a punishment for not preventing the inevitable, ..."
3. The history of the worthies of England by Thomas Fuller (1840)
"... read, remembered ; we are forced therefore to reconfine the word to such who were canditates and probationers for martyrdom in proxima potentia. ..."
4. Butterfly and Moth Book: Personal Studies and Observations of the More by Ellen Bell (Robertson) Miller (1920)
"... from one part to another of the large paper on which I was examining them that I soon found I must reconfine a portion of the family or lose them all. ..."
5. My Life and Recollections by Grantley Fitzhardinge Berkeley (1865)
"It was a happy but a fatal hour for my gallant friend: the situation, and the struggle of those white hands to reconfine the rebellious and luxuriant curls, ..."