Regrated
Regrate Re*grate" (r?*gr?t"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Regrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Regrating}.] [F. regratter, literally, to scrape again. See {Re}-, and {Grate}, v. t.] 1. (Masonry) To remove the outer surface of, as of an old hewn stone, so as to give it a fresh appearance. [1913 Webster]

2. To offend; to shock. [Obs.] --Derham. [1913 Webster]


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  • regrated — rɪ greɪt v. grate again, hew again, chisel again …   English contemporary dictionary

  • regrate — regrate1 regrater, n. /ri grayt /, v.t., regrated, regrating. 1. to buy up (grain, provisions, etc.) in order to sell again at a profit in or near the same market. 2. to sell again (commodities so bought); retail. [1400 50; late ME regraten < OF… …   Universalium

  • Regrate — Re*grate (r?*gr?t ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Regrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Regrating}.] [F. regratter, literally, to scrape again. See {Re} , and {Grate}, v. t.] 1. (Masonry) To remove the outer surface of, as of an old hewn stone, so as to give it a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Regrating — Regrate Re*grate (r?*gr?t ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Regrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Regrating}.] [F. regratter, literally, to scrape again. See {Re} , and {Grate}, v. t.] 1. (Masonry) To remove the outer surface of, as of an old hewn stone, so as to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • regrate — /riˈgreɪt/ (say ree grayt) verb (t) (regrated, regrating) 1. to buy up (grain, provisions, etc.) in order to sell again at a profit in or near the same market. 2. to sell again (commodities so bought); retail. {Middle English, from Old French… …   Australian English dictionary

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