rebellow

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Etymology[edit]

From re- +‎ bellow, after Latin reboāre.

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rebellow (third-person singular simple present rebellows, present participle rebellowing, simple past and past participle rebellowed)

  1. (intransitive, now rare) Of a place: to re-echo to or with a sound. [from 16th c.]
    The cave rebellowed, and the temple shook. — Dryden.
  2. (obsolete, intransitive) Of a bull (or similar animal): to bellow again, or as a reply. [16th-19th c.]
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, IV.10:
      The Lyons rore; the Tygres loudly bray; / The raging Buls rebellow through the wood […].