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refection

[ ri-fek-shuhn ]

noun

  1. refreshment, especially with food or drink.
  2. a portion of food or drink; repast.


refection

/ rɪˈfɛkʃən /

noun

  1. refreshment with food and drink


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Other Words From

  • re·fective adjective
  • re·fec·to·ri·al [ree-fek-, tawr, -ee-, uh, l, -, tohr, -], adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of refection1

1300–50; Middle English refeccioun < Latin refectiōn- (stem of refectiō ) restoration, equivalent to refect ( us ) ( refect ) + -iōn- -ion
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Word History and Origins

Origin of refection1

C14: from Latin refectiō a restoring, from reficere to remake, from re- + facere to make
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Example Sentences

I have asked permission of the prior to minister your refection, and bring you thereby the first news of the pageant.

Again it is Fag-pie Sunday, from another refection sacred to it in the same county, namely a pie of figs and spices.

Of this refection I would fain partake, after that drink of blood.

Ladies, he said, if you will excuse your partners for half an hour they will go out on the trail of ourahvanished refection.

On approaching nearer, Bella discerned that the refection had the appearance of a small cottage-loaf and a pennyworth of milk.

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