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- n. recompense; atonement; retribution
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Recompense; atonement; retribution.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Retribution.
Only later, climbing over a building under refaction, could I get a full panorama.
They are forbidden to read, save what their Superior permitted, or listen to what is read, save such holy things as may be recited aloud during the hours of refaction; but lo! their ears are at the command of idle minstrels, and their eyes study empty romaunts.