Entry from US English dictionary
Collect or gather again: after re-collecting our apples for the second time, Bruno brought us a couple of nice sturdy sacks
More example sentences
- But he has focused on his Vietnam years almost exclusively, and waved his thrown and apparently re-collected medals around like a magic talisman to ward off all criticisms.
- Much of this material could never be re-collected because it has come from members of seed-collection organizations who have since passed away and from areas in countries that are now involved in civil strife.
- Forty-five species represented by herbarium specimens or reported in the literature as occurring in Pike County were not re-collected during this study.
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