What does the word refectory mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A room for eating.

Usage examples for refectory

  1. I've half a mind to go up myself and have a peep at the refectory," said Cleve. – The Tenants of Malory Volume 1 of 3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  2. While Henry Armour still lingered at home in moody indecision of mind, a small party of young men were assembled in an upper room of a celebrated refectory, drinking, smoking, and indulging in conversation, a large portion of which would have shocked a modest ear. – The Home Mission by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  3. The other wing of the Abbey, where had once been many of the cells and the monks' refectory or dining- hall, was now the dwelling place of Lord Glenarm for at least six weeks in the year. – The Motor Maids by Rose, Shamrock and Thistle by Katherine Stokes
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