Re*grate" (r?*gr?t"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Regrated; p. pr. & vb. n. Regrating.] [F. regratter, literally, to scrape again. See Re-, and Grate, v. t.]

1. Masonry

To remove the outer surface of, as of an old hewn stone, so as to give it a fresh appearance.


To offend; to shock.




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Re*grate", v. t. [F. regratter to regrate provisions; of uncertain origin.] Eng.Law

To buy in large quantities, as corn, provisions, etc., at a market or fair, with the intention of selling the same again, in or near the same place, at a higher price, -- a practice which was formerly treated as a public offense.


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