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

  • n. One that refreshes: a lemon refresher, imbibed on a hot day.
  • n. Instruction that serves to reacquaint one with material previously studied or to bring one's knowledge or skills up to date.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Something that refreshes.
  • n. A review to refresh or renew knowledge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, refreshes.
  • n. An extra fee paid to counsel in a case that has been adjourned from one term to another, or that is unusually protracted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which refreshes, revives, or invigorates; that which refreshes the memory.
  • n. A fee paid to counsel for continuing attention or readiness, for the purpose of refreshing his memory as to the facts of a case before him, in the intervals of business, especially when the case is adjourned.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a course that reviews and updates a topic for those who have not kept abreast of developments
  • n. a fee (in addition to that marked on the brief) paid to counsel in a case that lasts more than one day
  • n. a drink that refreshes

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