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  • v. Alternative form of re-attach.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To attach again.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To attach again, in any sense.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


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  • I reached down to pick up the horn, to see if I could reattach it somehow.


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