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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of redry.
  • adjective That has been dried again

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Examples

  • The tea men, in turn, redried them, dyed them dark again, pressed them into -new" bricks, and resold them to cheaper chandlers" shops scattered throughout the East End. There was even a black market in counterfeit tea, with leaves of God-alone knew what and even bits of paper dyed to look like tea, sold in carefully pressed little bricks to those unable to afford real tea often enough to know the difference in taste.

    Ripping Time

  • And so they had redried — and tobacco was redried.

    Oral History Interview with Thomas Henderson, October 28, 1999. Interview K-0228. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • Although green lumber must be redried after joining to be useful to industry, this process can result in some deformation, depending on the type of wood used.

    47. Tannin produced from pine bark

  • When she said nothing more, Jondalar decided she just didn't feel like talking, and they sat in silence for a while, watching the fire consume brush and dried dung that had redried after the rains enough to burn.

    The Plains of Passage

  • It absorbed the blood, but slowly, and didn't leak, and after a period of use, could be washed and redried.

    The Plains of Passage

  • The mass is kneaded and redried and red colorants are added.

    5 Fish Processing and Preservation

  • Some will recover their suppleness if they are first re-wetted in cold water for about one hour, then redried.

    Chapter 7

  • Light growths can be brushed off from the fish surface and the product redried but severe attack leads to the destruction of the fish.

    Chapter 5

  • Again, I had found that the green teas, when wetted and redried, with exposure to the air, were nearly as dark in colour as the ordinary black teas.

    Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 442 Volume 17, New Series, June 19, 1852

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