Reboil
Reboil Re*boil" (r[=e]*boil"), v. t. & i. [Pref. re- + boil: cf. F. rebouillir.] 1. To boil, or to cause to boil, again. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: To make or to become hot. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Some of his companions thereat reboyleth. --Sir T. Elyot. [1913 Webster]


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