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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Recruit  \Re*cruit"\  (r?*kr?t"),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Recruited}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Recruiting}.]  [F.  recruter,  corrupted  (under 
  influence  of  recrue  recruiting,  recruit,  from  recro[^i]/tre, 
  p.  p.  recr[^u],  to  grow  again)  from  an  older  recluter 
  properly,  to  patch,  to  mend  (a  garment);  pref.  re-  +  OF  clut 
  piece,  piece  of  cloth;  cf  Icel.  kl[=u]tr  kerchief,  E. 
  1.  To  repair  by  fresh  supplies,  as  anything  wasted;  to  remedy 
  lack  or  deficiency  in  as  food  recruits  the  flesh;  fresh 
  air  and  exercise  recruit  the  spirits. 
  Her  cheeks  glow  the  brighter,  recruiting  their 
  color.  --Glanvill. 
  2.  Hence  to  restore  the  wasted  vigor  of  to  renew  in 
  strength  or  health;  to  reinvigorate. 
  3.  To  supply  with  new  men,  as  an  army;  to  fill  up  or  make  up 
  by  enlistment;  as  he  recruited  two  regiments;  the  army 
  was  recruited  for  a  campaign;  also  to  muster;  to  enlist; 
  as  he  recruited  fifty  men.  --M.  Arnold. 

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