- (obsolete) To revive or refresh.
- 1761: by sinking into it, quoth Paræus, as into so much butter, the nose was comforted, nourish'd, plump'd up, refresh'd, refocillated, and set a growing for ever. — Laurence Sterne, The Life & Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, vol. 3 (Penguin 2003, p. 211)
- 1974: ‘The works,’ Enderby said, with refocillated energy. ‘Ah, yes.’ — Anthony Burgess, The Clockwork Testament