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From Latin refodere, refossum (to dig up again). See fosse.


refossion (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete, nonce word) The act of digging up again.
    • Bishop Hall
      refossion of graves

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for refossion in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)