refect

[ ri-fekt ]
/ rɪˈfɛkt /

verb (used with object) Archaic.

to refresh, especially with food or drink.

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Origin of refect

1425–75; late Middle English; < Latin refectus, past participle of reficere to make again, renew, equivalent to re- re- + -fec-, combining form of facere to make, do1 + -tus past participle suffix
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