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Rewet

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Rewet A gunlock.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n rewet Originally, the revolving part of a wheel-lock.
    • n rewet Hence The wheel-lock itself.
    • n rewet A gun fitted with a wheel-lock. See harquebus.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Rewet rōō′et the revolving part of a wheel-lock.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Rouet

Usage

In literature:

King watched beside him, ever and anon rewetting the hot brow.
"The U.P. Trail" by Zane Grey
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In news:

Rewet it every few cuts to maintain ultra-precise edges.
Smart Prime is formulated with a resin system that resists rewetting to block stains from water and other water-soluble stains like an oil-base primer .
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