Definition of Resew

1. Verb. Sew again. "They resew the cape "; "The cuff of the coat had been resewn"

Generic synonyms: Run Up, Sew, Sew Together, Stitch



Definition of Resew

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of re-sew) (To sew something over again.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Resew

1. sew [v -SEWED, -SEWN, -SEWING, -SEWS] - See also: sew

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Resew

resets
resettability
resettable
resetted
resetter
resetters
resetting
resettle
resettled
resettlement
resettlements
resettler
resettlers
resettles
resettling
resew (current term)
resewed
resewing
resewn
resews
resh
reshake
reshaken
reshakes
reshaking
reshapable
reshape
reshapeable
reshaped
reshaper

Literary usage of Resew

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1. The Profession of Bookselling: A Handbook of Practical Hints for the by Adolf Growoll (1895)
"The shortest and best way is to take the book out of the cover, resew it and insert ... I, by resew- ing, etc. If bound in leather, the "slips" must be cut, ..."

2. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association, Richard Rogers Bowker, Charles Ammi Cutter (1907)
"Do not resew and put back in publisher s covers. If the book is properly sewed and backed it will be too large for the original covers. ..."

3. Annual Report by New York State Library (1915)
"2 Occasionally, when covers are attractive and in good condition, resew and put back into old case. 3 Occasionally reback and reletter leather books with ..."

4. The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse from the Best Writers by Lindley Murray (1852)
"... And, after death, in distant wor!1»» The glorious theme resew. Divide thy woj'ks no more, My ever-grateful heart, 0 Lord! Thy mercy shall adore. ..."

5. History of American Journalism by James Melvin Lee (1917)
"Another common trick was to rip a pocketbook apart, insert the news-letter, and then resew the wallet. In a similar way, news items were literally carried ..."

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