from The Century Dictionary.

  • To cook over again; hence, to vamp up or renew.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To boil or cook again; hence, to make over; to vamp up; to reconstruct.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete, transitive To boil or cook again.
  • verb obsolete, transitive, by extension To make over; to revamp or reconstruct.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin recoctus, past participle of recoquere to cook or boil over again. See re- and cook.


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