Wiktionary:Word of the day/2021/November 25

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Word of the day
for November 25
repast n
  1. (countable)
    1. (archaic or literary) A meal.
    2. (obsolete) A period of refreshment or rest.
  2. (uncountable)
    1. (archaic) Food or drink that may be consumed as a meal.
    2. (archaic, figuratively) Something that is intellectually or spiritually nourishing.
    3. (obsolete) The consumption of food; also, refreshment obtained from eating; (generally) refreshment; rest.

repast v

  1. (transitive)
    1. (archaic) To supply (an animal or person) with food; to feed.
    2. (archaic, figuratively) To provide (a person) with intellectual or spiritual nourishment; to enlighten, to feed.
    3. (also reflexive, obsolete) To refresh (oneself or someone) through eating and drinking.
  2. (intransitive, obsolete, also figuratively) Usually followed by on or upon: to take food and drink; to feast, to feed.

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