Recollect Rec`ol*lect" (r[e^]k`[o^]l*l[e^]kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Recollected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Recollecting}.] [Pref. re- + collect: cf. L. recolligere, recollectum, to collect. Cf. {Recollet}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To recover or recall the knowledge of; to bring back to the mind or memory; to remember. [1913 Webster]

2. Reflexively, to compose one's self; to recover self-command; as, to recollect one's self after a burst of anger; -- sometimes, formerly, in the perfect participle. [1913 Webster]

The Tyrian queen . . . Admired his fortunes, more admired the man; Then recollected stood. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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