Definition of relume in US English:

relume

verb

[with object]literary
  • Relight or rekindle (a light, flame, etc.)

    ‘Oceana stole from her place of concealment, and relumed the taper’
    • ‘I then called to him to knock on the door of the house where I lodged and got my candle relumed without danger.’
    • ‘As for meaning, for me it's summed up in the Shakespearean subtitle: ‘Fire that can thy light relume’.’
    • ‘The embers are mouldering, a single spark may relume the blaze.’

Origin

Early 17th century: from re- ‘again’ + illume, partly suggested by French rallumer.

Pronunciation

relume

/rēˈlo͞om/