re- + knit
reknit (third-person singular simple present reknits, present participle reknitting, simple past and past participle reknit or reknitted)
- To knit again.
- about 1900, O. Henry, Hygeia at the Solito
- Bright-beady of eye, bony of cheek and jaw, scarred, toughened, broken and reknit, indestructible, grisly, gladiatorial as a hornet, he was a type neither new nor unfamiliar.
2009 January 24, Gord Stimmell, “Fuzion frenzy uncorked”, Toronto Star:
- " Or kept in the cellar for a month or two to let it settle and reknit.