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vb. (en-past of: retie)

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His bootlacings, broken in several places, had been retied in large, straggling knots.

Please, please, let me get this position, she prayed silently, a little while later, to any deity who might be listening as she stood in the wonderfully cool shade of the trees that formed the centrepiece of the square of elegant white houses and retied the strings of her bonnet and straightened her shawl.

Thick ropes of tawny hair hung down her back, and she was conversing pleasantly, but authoritatively, with staff and customers alike while she rubbed fingers under shelves to check for grease, tasted crusts to check for crispness, made sure the napkin holders were full, retied the apron strings on the busgirl.