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Origin of re-treat

First recorded in 1880–85; re- + treat
Can be confusedre-treat retreat Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for re-treat

Historical Examples of re-treat

  • He never ate where he killed, and he never left a track that betrayed his re-treat.

    Wild Animals I Have Known

    Ernest Thompson Seton