Reposit Re*pos"it (r[-e]*p[o^]z"[i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reposited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Repositing}.] [L. repositus, p. p. of reponere to put back; pref. re- re- + ponere to put. See {Position}.] To cause to rest or stay; to lay away; to lodge, as for safety or preservation; to place; to store. [1913 Webster]

Others reposit their young in holes. --Derham. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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