Entry from US English dictionary
verb[with object] literary
Relight or rekindle (a light, flame, etc.): Oceana stole from her place of concealment, and relumed the taper
More example sentences
- As for meaning, for me it's summed up in the Shakespearean subtitle: ‘Fire that can thy light relume’.
- I then called to him to knock on the door of the house where I lodged and got my candle relumed without danger.
- The embers are mouldering, a single spark may relume the blaze.
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