from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To console (someone); to comfort, look after.
- v. To inspire with new courage; to encourage.
- v. To reinvigorate, to strengthen.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To comfort again; to console anew; to give new strength to.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To give new strength to.
- To comfort again; console anew.
But the king still alledged matter for his excuse, so that the patriarch departed from him comfortlesse, and greatlie discontented in his mind: whereof the king hauing knowledge, and intending somewhat to recomfort him with sweet and pleasant words, followed him to the sea side.
But, son, my dearest son, recomfort thou thy mind;
"By my faith," saith Messire Gawain, "Much shamed was I there, but this doth somewhat recomfort me, that the Best Knight was there before me that gat blame thereof in like manner as I."
"Lady," saith the King, "So much did the damsel do me well to wot, but greatly did a Voice recomfort me that I heard in the forest, for it told me that God bade me hold court presently, and that I shall see there the fairest adventure befal that ever I may see."
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