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Refound

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Refound imp. & p. p. of Refind v. t.
    • Refound To found or cast anew. "Ancient bells refounded ."
    • Refound To found or establish again; to re-establish.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • refound To found again or anew; establish on a different basis.
    • refound To found or cast anew.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Refound rē-fownd′ to establish on a new basis: to cast anew
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. re-, + found, to cast; cf. F. refondare,. Cf. Refund

Usage

In literature:

Did not the Versailles Municipality (an old Monarchic one, not yet refounded into a Democratic) instantly second the proposal?
"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle
The Hospital of St Bartholomew was near the New Gate on the south-west of the town, and dated from the refounding of Edward.
"England of My Heart--Spring" by Edward Hutton
It was suppressed with the abbey and refounded by Edward VI.
"Wanderings in Wessex" by Edric Holmes
Early in the Macedonian age it was refounded.
"Ancient Town-Planning" by F. Haverfield
They may be (when they come at last to understand the truth) better fitted for their refound freedom.
"The Truth About Woman" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
Walter was beloved by everybody who knew him, and in time refounded the old firm of Dombey and Son.
"Tales from Dickens" by Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
The College at Ipswich fell into abeyance, but his college at Oxford was spared and refounded.
"Henry VIII and His Court" by Herbert Tree
He had, indeed, almost to refound it.
"A Struggle for Rome, v. 3" by Felix Dahn
But the school was refounded and enlarged by Queen Elizabeth in the year of the Armada, and to her we owe its prosperity and fame.
"The Children of Westminster Abbey" by Rose G. Kingsley
It was refounded by Henry VIII.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
The grammar school (1453) was refounded by Queen Elizabeth.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
It was then refounded for the reception of secular priests in 821, by Bernulf, King of Mercia.
"Cathedral Cities of England" by George Gilbert
He also refounded and enlarged the hospital of St Cross near Winchester.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4" by Various
The grammar school was refounded by Henry VIII.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8" by Various
She refounded Christ's College and St. John's College in Cambridge a few years later.
"The Century of Columbus" by James J. Walsh
In reality he had refounded, on a new basis, the government of England.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 5" by Various
The petulant lips, too, refound their tremulous tenderness.
"Linda Lee, Incorporated" by Louis Joseph Vance
There are three endowed schools: the College school, refounded by Henry VIII.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2" by Various
Refounded by Henry VIII.
"Highways and Byways in London" by E. T. Cook
De Lacy, Walter, refounds monastery of Clonard, 208.
"Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum" by John Healy
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In poetry:

Glad news of freedom to the bound;
Of store all losses to refound;
Of endless life unto the dead;
And present help in time of need.
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. II." by Ralph Erskine

In news:

John Dewey and the Philosophical Refounding of America NR Special: The Progressives.
Rockets' Lee enjoying refound role as starter.
William Tucker Taylor, a lost father refound.
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In science:

It can be refound (rendered legible) as follows.
Quantum complimentarity, erasers and photons
Jarczek’s welcoming talk, was the 600th anniversary of the refounding of the Jagellonian University, and its place in Polish and European history.
MESON2000 Conference Summary
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