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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. Archaic To refresh with food and drink.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To refresh; restore after hunger or fatigue.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To restore after hunger or fatigue; to refresh.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To refresh; restore after hunger or fatigue; repair.
  • Recovered; restored; refreshed.

Etymologies

Latin reficere, refect-, to refresh : re-, re- + facere, to make; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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