What does the word refreshment mean?

Usage examples for refreshment

  1. Large refreshment- room at station. – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  2. In that humble chamber, where the only refreshment the Commander- in- Chief could offer was a glass of milk, Lee and Jackson met for the first time since the war had begun. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  3. There are quiet reading rooms, there are refreshment rooms, even smoking rooms. – Amusement: A Force in Christian Training by Rev. Marvin R. Vincent.