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reënter (third-person singular simple present reënters, present participle reëntering, simple past and past participle reëntered)

  1. Rare spelling of reenter.
    • 1901, Washington, Booker T., chapter 4, in Up from Slavery: An Autobiography[1], New York: A. L. Burt, LCCN 18006890, page 66:
      To my gratification he told me I could reënter the institution, and that he would trust me to pay the debt when I could.
    • 1913, Gray, Henry, Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied[2], new American/18th English edition, Philadelphia; New York: Lea & Febiger, page 762:
      It consists chiefly of intersegmental fibres which arise from cells in the gray substance, and, after a longer or shorter course, reënter the gray substance and ramify in it.
    • 1922, Lawrence, D. H., chapter 1, in Fantasia of the Unconscious, New York: Thomas Seltzer, page 11:
      I am almost ashamed to say, that I believe the souls of the dead in some way reënter and pervade the souls of the living: so that life is always the life of living creatures, and death is always our affair.

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