The repast was short; it lasted little more than a quarter of an hour.
The Frenchmen paddled ashore and joined eagerly in the repast.
His repast consisted of a sandwich and a small bottle of well-frappéd champagne.
When the Lapp had finished his repast he lay down to repose.
And they hastened to regale the hungry visitors with a repast of fish.
Before the end of the repast he had recovered all his assurance, all his aplomb.
And she drew to the sliding screens, and went off to superintend his repast.
Owen quickly finished his repast, of which he stood greatly in need.
Then the dinner by the side of the clear stream, whose pure waters furnish not the least grateful part of the repast!
“I will send a servant with a message to your people after you have finished your repast,” she said.
late 14c., from Old French repast (Modern Frech repas) "a meal, food," from Late Latin repastus "meal" (also source of Spanish repasto, noun use of past participle of repascere "to feed again," from Latin re- "repeatedly" (see re-) + pascere "to graze" (see pastor). The verb (intransitive) is from late 15c.