Definition of relume in English:
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.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan