Definition of Regrate. Meaning of Regrate. Synonyms of Regrate

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Definition of Regrate

Regrate
Regrate 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. 2. To offend; to shock. [Obs.] --Derham.
Regrate
Regrate 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.

Meaning of Regrate from wikipedia

- including grains, cloth, slaves and animals. He banned ****ding and regrating, appointed supervisors and spies to ensure compliance with the regulations...
- Engrossing, forestalling and regrating were marketing offences in English, Welsh and Irish common law. The terms were used to describe unacceptable methods...
- supervision of baking and brewing, weights and measures, and forestalling and regrating, from the town to the university.King's College Chapel, was begun in 1446...
- all animal and slave markets. Bans were instituted against ****ding and regrating, granaries were nationalized and limits were placed on the amount of grain...
- Appetites of the Owners of such Victuals, by occasion of ingrossing and regrating the same, more than upon any reasonable or just ground or cause, to the...
- Appetites of the Owners of such Victuals, by occasion of ingrossing and regrating the same, more than upon any reasonable or just ground or cause, to the...
- Appetites of the Owners of such Victuals, by occasion of ingrossing and regrating the same, more than upon any reasonable or just ground or cause, to the...
- days and occasions, commonly and usually, at Nottingham aforesaid, did regrate eggs, butter and cheese brought to the market of the town aforesaid, and...
- ac****ulation), forestalling (buying produce before it was offered in market), and regrating (buying and re-selling within the same market or within 4 miles). They...
- and peremptory Challenge. (Fish) c. 4. An Act against Forestalling and Regrating of Fish. (Worsteds) c. 5. An Act for Calendering of Worsteds. Buggery...
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