regrate

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French regratter (to scrape again).

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regrate (third-person singular simple present regrates, present participle regrating, simple past and past participle regrated)

  1. To purchase goods from a market in order to resell them at the same (or nearby) market at an inflated price.
  2. (masonry) To remove the outer surface of, as of an old hewn stone, so as to give it a fresh appearance.
  3. To offend; to shock.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Derham to this entry?)

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