repoint

/ (ˌriːˈpɔɪnt) /

verb

(tr) to repair the joints of (brickwork, masonry, etc) with mortar or cement

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Example sentences from the Web for repoint

  • Repoint the foundations, inside and out, with a rich cement mortar to seal any cracks through which the wind might penetrate.

    If You're Going to Live in the Country|Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  • They are regular arrows, but I made the man shorten them so as to suit the bow, and then repoint them.

    Won by the Sword|G.A. Henty
  • Repoint all existing brickwork, interior & exterior, as may be requisite.

  • For two hours nearly he wrote away steadily, rarely changing or erasing a word, stopping only to repoint the lead of his pencil.