remount

[ verb ree-mount; noun ree-mount, ree-mount ]

verb (used with or without object)
  1. to mount again; reascend.

noun
  1. a fresh horse or supply of fresh horses.

Origin of remount

1
1325–75; Middle English remounten<Old French remonter.See re-, mount1

Other words from remount

  • un·re·mount·ed, adjective

Words Nearby remount

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How to use remount in a sentence

  • I am trying to get my chestnut horse back, and asking the Brigade Major to telegraph for him to the remount.

  • Dick's limbs were now become so excessively stiff, that it was with difficulty he could remount his horse.

    Rookwood | William Harrison Ainsworth
  • So, having been disarmed of their swords, they were allowed to remount their horses and taken on towards Seville as prisoners.

    Fair Margaret | H. Rider Haggard
  • The jester made no motion to remount, but remained at her horse's head, closely surveying the road they had traveled.

    Under the Rose | Frederic Stewart Isham
  • This is their pastime, but when meal-time approaches they remount their steeds and return to drink in Valhalla.

British Dictionary definitions for remount

remount

verb(riːˈmaʊnt)
  1. to get on (a horse, bicycle, etc) again

  2. (tr) to mount (a picture, jewel, exhibit, etc) again

noun(ˈriːˌmaʊnt)
  1. a fresh horse, esp (formerly) to replace one killed or injured in battle

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