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rebury

When you bury something again, you rebury it. If a pirate decides that his hiding place for a treasure chest isn't secret enough, he might dig it up and rebury it in a more secluded spot.

To bury something is to dig a hole, put the object in it, and cover it up with dirt. When you rebury something, you simply do this a subsequent time: "My dog likes to bury her bone in the yard, dig it up, and rebury it in the exact same place." The "again" prefix re- is added to bury, from an Old English root, byrgan, "to hide or bury."

Definitions of rebury
  1. verb
    bury again
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    type of:
    lay, put down, repose
    put in a horizontal position
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