Definition of rebait in US English:

rebait

verb

  • with object To put a fresh bait on (a hook) or in (a trap, net, etc.).

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Blome (bap. 1630, d. 1705), cartographer and bookseller. From re- + bait.

Pronunciation

rebait

/ˌriːˈbeɪt/