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rehash

[verb ree-hash; noun ree-hash]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to work up (old material) in a new form.
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noun
  1. the act of rehashing.
  2. something rehashed.
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Origin of rehash

First recorded in 1815–25; re- + hash1
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rehash

verb (riːˈhæʃ)
  1. (tr) to rework, reuse, or make over (old or already used material)
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noun (ˈriːˌhæʃ)
  1. something consisting of old, reworked, or reused material
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Word Origin

C19: from re- + hash 1 (to chop into pieces)
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Word Origin and History for rehash

v.

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

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n.

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

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