- refreshment, especially with food or drink.
- a portion of food or drink; repast.
Origin of refection
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Examples from the Web for refection
Her prolonged immobility disturbed the comfort of his refection.The Secret Agent
Great preparations had been made for the refection which was to be part of the entertainment.Elsie Venner
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
And it is good; it is a refection for the gods—certain selected gods.Nights in London</p>
Barley bread and water, or a little milk, was his only refection.Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum
"We'll take our refection in the open air," said Timothy putting his head in at the door.Barbara Lynn
Emily J. Jenkinson
- refreshment with food and drink
C14: from Latin refectiō a restoring, from reficere to remake, from re- + facere to make
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