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rehash

[v. ree-hash; n. ree-hash] /v. riˈhæʃ; n. ˈriˌhæʃ/
verb (used with object)
1.
to work up (old material) in a new form.
noun
2.
the act of rehashing.
3.
something rehashed.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; re- + hash
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British Dictionary definitions for rehashing

rehash

verb (riːˈhæʃ)
1.
(transitive) to rework, reuse, or make over (old or already used material)
noun (ˈriːˌhæʃ)
2.
something consisting of old, reworked, or reused material
Word Origin
C19: from re- + hash1 (to chop into pieces)
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Word Origin and History for rehashing

rehash

v.

1822, from re- "again" + hash (v.). Related: Rehashed; rehashing.

n.

1849, from rehash (v.); "old material worked up anew," usually of literary productions.

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Slang definitions & phrases for rehashing

rehash

noun

: a rehash of stale political charges

verb

To review; discuss again; repeat; recap: the things they had hashed and rehashed for many a frugal conversational meal

[1880+; called vulgar in the dated source]


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