Definition of Refection

1. Noun. A light meal or repast.

Generic synonyms: Meal, Repast



Definition of Refection

1. n. Refreshment after hunger or fatigue; a repast; a lunch.

Definition of Refection

1. Noun. Mental or spiritual refreshment. ¹

2. Noun. Physical refreshment, especially with food or drink. ¹

3. Noun. A meal, especially a light meal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Refection

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Refection

1. A restoring to the normal state. Origin: L. Refectio, fr. Reficere, to restore, fr. Re-+ facio, to do (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Refection

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refection (current term)
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refeeding
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refeeling
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Literary usage of Refection

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1. The Montessori method: Scientific Pedagogy as Applied to Child Education in by Maria Montessori, Henry Wyman Holmes (1912)
"Moreover, even in the case of rich children, school refection would always be advisable until a scientific course in cooking shall have introduced into the ..."

2. A Glossary of Liturgical and Ecclesiastical Terms by Frederick George Lee (1877)
"refection SONG.—A hymn or prose sung either before or after meals. ... refection is a refreshment; hence refection Sunday is Refreshment or Mid-Lent Sunday, ..."

3. Memoirs of the Mexican Revolution: Including a Narrative of the Expedition by William Davis Robinson (1820)
"... or San Gregorio—Advance of Lihan against the fort—Mina marches out, with nine hundred men—Description of these troops—A refection of great importance to ..."

4. The History of the Blue Blanket: Or, Crafts-men's Banner. Containing the by Alexander Pennecuik (1832)
"... and they shall repeat the twa psalms that are called the Blessed Virgin's, before compleating of their dinner, and refection at twelve hours. ..."

5. A Glossary of Liturgical and Ecclesiastical Terms by Frederick George Lee (1877)
"refection SONG.—A hymn or prose sung either before or after meals. ... refection is a refreshment; hence refection Sunday is Refreshment or ..."

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