Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Retribution.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Recompense; atonement; retribution.

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  • noun obsolete recompense; atonement; retribution

Etymologies

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See refection.

Examples

  • Only later, climbing over a building under refaction, could I get a full panorama.

    11/19/2006 - 11/26/2006

  • Only later, climbing over a building under refaction, could I get a full panorama.

    Apotheosis in Caracas: Rosales draws the biggest rally in Venezuela's History

  • 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.

    Ivanhoe

  • 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.

    Ivanhoe

  • 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.

    Ivanhoe. A Romance

  • 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.

    Ivanhoe

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