What does the word repast mean?

Usage examples for repast

  1. The Marquis, during the repast, had beheld Matilda with increase of passion. – The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole
  2. Madame Ferailleur was as silent as her son, and seemed equally anxious to finish with the repast. – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
  3. At the conclusion of the repast, we repaired to the deck, all being anxious to see the British Queen, which was getting her steam up, at Gravesend. – Notes of an Overland Journey Through France and Egypt to Bombay by Miss Emma Roberts