recomfort

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman recomforter, Middle French reconforter, from re- + conforter.

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Verb[edit]

recomfort (third-person singular simple present recomforts, present participle recomforting, simple past and past participle recomforted)

  1. (transitive, now rare) To console (someone); to comfort, look after.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book VII:
      And then Sir Gareth recomforted hir in suche wyse that she recovirde and made good chere.
  2. (transitive, now rare) To inspire with new courage; to encourage.
  3. (transitive, now rare) To reinvigorate, to strengthen.

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