1. The coming back, as of consequence or effect; result; return; requital.

We give you welcome; not without redound
Of use and glory to yourselves ye come.

2. Rebound; reverberation. [R.] Codrington.

(Red"ow*a) n. [F., fr. Bohemian.] A Bohemian dance of two kinds, one in triple time, like a waltz, the other in two-four time, like a polka. The former is most in use.

(Red"pole`) n. (Zoöl.) Same as Redpoll.

(Red"poll`) n. (Zoöl.) (a) Any one of several species of small northern finches of the genus Acanthis native of Europe and America. The adults have the crown red or rosy. The male of the most common species (A. linarius) has also the breast and rump rosy. Called also redpoll linnet. See Illust. under Linnet. (b) The common European linnet. (c) The American redpoll warbler (Dendroica palmarum).

(Re*draft") v. t. To draft or draw anew.

(Re*draft"), n.

1. A second draft or copy.

2. (Com.) A new bill of exchange which the holder of a protected bill draws on the drawer or indorsers, in order to recover the amount of the protested bill with costs and charges.

(Re*draw") v. t. [imp. Redrew (-dr?");p. p. Redrawn (-drn"); p. pr. & vb. n. Redrawing.] To draw again; to make a second draft or copy of; to redraft.

(Re*draw"), v. i. (Com.) To draw a new bill of exchange, as the holder of a protested bill, on the drawer or indorsers.

(Re*dress") v. t. [Pref. re- + dress.] To dress again.

(Re*dress") v. t. [F. redresser to straighten; pref. re- re- + dresser to raise, arrange. See Dress.]

1. To put in order again; to set right; to emend; to revise. [R.]

The common profit could she redress.

In yonder spring of roses intermixed
With myrtle, find what to redress till noon.

Your wish that I should redress a certain paper which you had prepared.
A. Hamilton.

2. To set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.

Those wrongs, those bitter injuries, . . .
I doubt not but with honor to redress.

3. To make amends or compensation to; to relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon. "'T is thine, O king! the afflicted to redress." Dryden.

Will Gaul or Muscovite redress ye?

(Re*dress"), n.

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