MEANING: noun: 1. Warmed leftover food. 2. Rehash: old reworked material.

ETYMOLOGY: From French rchauff (reheated, rehashed), from chauffer (to warm), from Latin calefacere (to make warm), from calere (to be hot) + facere (to make). Other (some hot, some not) words derived from the Latin root calere are chafe, nonchalant, calefacient, and chauffeur (literally, a stoker, who warmed up the engine in early steam-driven cars). Earliest documented use: 1778.

PRECHAUFFE - eaten unwarmed, like biftek tartare or cold pizza

RECHUFFE - Angry again?

RICHAUFFE - having a lot of French loud iron