refection

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Etymology[edit]

From French réfection, from Latin refectiōnem, accusative singular of refectiō (recovery, refection), from reficiō (restore, renew).

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refection (plural refections)

  1. Mental or spiritual refreshment.
  2. Physical refreshment, especially with food or drink.
    • 1658: For beside the common way and road of reception by the root, there may be a refection and imbibition from without — Sir Thomas Browne, The Garden of Cyrus (Folio Society 2007, p. 198)
  3. A meal, especially a light meal.

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