Definitions

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  • v. To roof again; to tear off an old roof and replace with a new roof.

Etymologies

re- +‎ roof (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • So I hired the roofer to reroof the shed and one day I mentioned a conversation we'd had about Obama on the threads.

    Election Central Morning Roundup

  • You could reroof your house with your solar panels and every square foot would produce electricity.

    DesignerBlog

  • On land, the oil left under some rocks is the consistency of tar used to reroof homes, he said.

    How safe are San Francisco Bay beaches and water a year after the Cosco Busan oil spill?

  • I have to add up the numbers and decide whether I'm going to fill potholes out on Rt. 36 east of Abilene or commit funds to reroof the sheep barn at the Texas state fairgrounds.

    Canadian Cynic

  • When the sack was empty, they had taken in a side of bacon, five bushels of Irish potatoes and four of sweet, a tin of baking powder, eight chickens, various baskets of squash and beans and okra, an old wheel and loom in need of minor repair, six bushels of shell corn, and enough split shakes to reroof the smokehouse.

    Cold Mountain

  • I, on the other hand, marry a manly man born and raised in Texas that should be a diehard Cowboy fan and that's what I want, and I get a husband that would rather reroof the garage than stay inside and watch football.

    1999-11-15 23:47:59

  • We were not a rich school, so we had to adapt our houses as club rooms, reroof them and put in new windows and doors -- they were not professional jobs but the boys who did the work appreciated them all the more.

    An Experiment in Education

  • I had been fully occupied with preparations for these missionaries while the bishop was at Labuan; some additions to the comfort of the house for the Hackets; a new cook-house and servants 'rooms near, to build; and the church to reroof.

    Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak

  • Gwynedd council wants to recover its costs after it had to reroof the property at Talysarn in Gwynedd to protect nearby properties.

    BBC News - Home

  • The obvious drawback is that you have to remove a few courses of shingles to install it, or wait until it's time to reroof.

    chicagotribune.com - News

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