AskDefine | Define refection

Dictionary Definition

refection n : a light meal or repast

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English

Etymology

From réfection, from refectionem, from reficere.

Pronunciation

/ɹɪˈfɛkʃən/

Noun

  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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Translations

mental or spiritual refreshment
  • Hungarian: felüdülés
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