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remount

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Definition of remount in English:

verb

Pronunciation: /riːˈmaʊnt
 
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[with object]
1Get on (a horse or vehicle) in order to ride it again: she went to remount her horse [no object]: I remounted and rode on
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  • He remounted another bike and rode the final 80 miles on his own, in bad condition, just to try and complete the Rás.
  • I remounted my anxious horse and began to ride back towards my manor.
  • The stallion danced around the men, who were just picking themselves up and remounting their own horses.
2Attach to a new frame or setting: remount the best photos in glass-fronted mounts
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  • But I explain the cost of remounting a new print if the old one fades.
3Organize and embark on (a course of action) again: the raid was remounted in August
3.1Produce (a play or exhibition) again: they remounted the play the following year
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  • Gilbert views the current same-sex marriage debate as a timely reason to remount Play Murder, which first hit the stage in 1993.
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream is back in Edmonton this week as Alberta Ballet remounts Christopher Wheeldon's rendition of the Shakespeare favorite.
  • Perennial favourite Darrin Hagen remounts The Edmonton Queen, which had its conception first at the Loud and Queer festival about six years ago.

noun

Pronunciation: /ˈriːmaʊnt
 
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1A fresh horse for a rider: herds of remounts grazed the meadows above the city
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  • Indeed in the 1928/29 season it was a Spanish officer who won the most important race in the local point-to-point on a Spanish Army remount.
  • The other quarter I fancy owed itself to a drop of Waler blood in her genealogy, from one of the thousands of Australian horses shipped to the Middle East in 1914 as Cavalry remounts.
  • The pack animals and remounts caught its fear, lunging against their leads and squealing in terror, and Bahzell leapt in among them to calm them.
1.1 historical A supply of fresh horses for a regiment: 50 or 60 horses should be purchased as a remount

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