Definition of Resewn
1. Verb. (past participle of resew) ¹
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Definition of Resewn
1. resew [v] - See also: resew
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Literary usage of Resewn
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Mountain Blood: A Novel by Joseph Hergesheimer (1919)
"... death Gordon was fetching home a headstall resewn by Peterman. The latter, in a small shed filled with the penetrating odor of dressed leather at the ..."
2. Decisions of the Supreme Court, Vice-Admiralty Court and Bankruptcy Court of by Mauritius Supreme Court, Vice-Admiralty Court, Supreme Court, Mauritius (1880)
"... and many were found very slack, a number resewn and a few patched with pieces of gunny cloth, and that after having been weighed by a sworn weigher, ..."
3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1895)
"It was formed of a wide white plank, a tablet, on which were placed with scrupulous order a hundred volumes destitute of covers, and all crudely resewn. ..."
4. Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson (1911)
"... that they do not fit, neither the one nor the other, but that one of them might be recut and resewn, and in this new form fit less badly than the other. ..."
5. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1880)
"33), and several others, may excuse the reproach, "Arabia ha>resewn ferax." ~'6 The three gods in the Koran (c. 4, p. 81 ; c. 5, p. ..."
6. American Book Prices Current (1921)
"Orig. cl., each vol. in cl. wrapper (both vols. resewn, few pages slightly soiled), Wallace, G., Mar. 22, '20. (562) $160.00. The Scarlet Letter. ..."
7. The Library by Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)., Library Association (1893)
"... and " pulling" an old book will often necessitate " making up " the back before it can be resewn, which is a difficult and expensive process. ..."