rebait

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ bait

Verb[edit]

rebait (third-person singular simple present rebaits, present participle rebaiting, simple past and past participle rebaited)

  1. to bait again, to readd bait to
    • 2012, Jack Coggins, Marine Painter's Guide
      Any fish were gaffed and brought aboard, the hooks rebaited, and the line paid out on the other side. The dory thus went down the whole length of the trawl.