Old French repast, from the verb repaistre, from Latin repascere.
repast (countable and uncountable, plural repasts)
- (now literary) A meal.
- (uncountable) The food eaten at a meal.
- Go and get me some repast.
repast (third-person singular simple present repasts, present participle repasting, simple past and past participle repasted)
- (obsolete, transitive) To supply food to; to feast.
- Repast them with my blood.
- (obsolete, intransitive) To take food.
- He then, also, as before, left arbitrary the dieting and repasting of our minds.
- Pearts, paster, paters, petars, prates, pretas, repats, retaps, tapers, trapes, treaps
repast m (oblique plural repaz or repatz, nominative singular repaz or repatz, nominative plural repast)
- a meal
circa 1170, Wace, Le Roman de Rou:
- Mez li Dus ne vout prendre ne disner ne repast.
- But the Duke didn't want to eat dinner or any other meal.