1. Warmed leftover food.
2. Old material reworked or rehashed.
[French, past participle of réchauffer
, to reheat, warm over, from
Old French rechaufer
, re- + echaufer
, to warm (from
Vulgar Latin *excalefāre
: Latin ex-
, intensive pref.; see EX-
+ Latin calefacere
, to warm; see CHAFE
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