Etymology
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remount (v.)

also re-mount, late 14c., remounten, "restore, revive, return to a former state," also "put on horseback again;" from Anglo-French remounter, Old French remonter "to climb up, ascend again," from re- (see re-) + monter (see mount (v.)). From late 15c. as "to go up again," 1620s as "to raise (something) up again." From 1620s of guns; 1680s of cavalry regiments. Related: Remounted; remounting.

updated on June 28, 2021

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