Definition of refetch in US English:

refetch

verb

  • 1with object To bring back (now rare). Formerly also: †to bring to life again (obsolete).

  • 2with object Computing. To retrieve (an instruction or data) again from memory, especially repeatedly.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Samuel Daniel (?1563–1619), poet and historian. From re- + fetch.

Pronunciation

refetch

/riːˈfɛtʃ/