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refection

[ri-fek-shuh n] /rɪˈfɛk ʃən/
noun
1.
refreshment, especially with food or drink.
2.
a portion of food or drink; repast.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English refeccioun < Latin refectiōn- (stem of refectiō) restoration, equivalent to refect(us) (see refect) + -iōn- -ion
Related forms
refective, adjective
refectorial
[ree-fek-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /ˌri fɛkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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  • Captured between two snow covered peaks on the mainland, the ship and its refection form the image of a butterfly.
  • On the day itself she remained in prayer and fasting till evening, and then took a small refection.
  • He took only one small refection in the day, which was usually after sun-set.
British Dictionary definitions for refection

refection

/rɪˈfɛkʃən/
noun
1.
refreshment with food and drink
Word Origin
C14: from Latin refectiō a restoring, from reficere to remake, from re- + facere to make
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