refection

Part of speech: noun

Refreshment; a slight meal.

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Usage examples "refection":

  1. 16. Seemed to the hoary friend of Hrungnir Hlorridi's refection full well large: " We three to- morrow night shall be compelled on what we catch to live." - "The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson", Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson.
  2. Prayers are always immediately followed by that light refection which we call supper. - "Nancy A Novel", Rhoda Broughton.
  3. The refection, the embroidery frame, the closheys, filled up the hours. - "The Last Of The Barons, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.