Definitions for: Repast

[n] the food served and eaten at one time

Webster (1913) Definition: Re*past" (r?-p?st"), n. [OF. repast, F. repas, LL.
repastus, fr. L. repascere to feed again; pref. re- re- +
pascere, pastum, to pasture, feed. See Pasture.]
1. The act of taking food.

From dance to sweet repast they turn. --Milton.

2. That which is taken as food; a meal; figuratively, any
refreshment. ``Sleep . . . thy best repast.'' --Denham.

Go and get me some repast. --Shak.

Re*past", v. t. & i.
To supply food to; to feast; to take food. [Obs.] ``Repast
them with my blood.'' --Shak.

He then, also, as before, left arbitrary the dieting
and repasting of our minds. --Milton.

Synonyms: meal

See Also: afternoon tea, aliment, alimentation, banquet, bite, breakfast, brunch, buffet, collation, course, dejeuner, dinner, dish, feast, helping, lunch, luncheon, mess, nosh, nosh-up, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, picnic, ploughman's lunch, portion, potluck, refection, sandwich, serving, side dish, snack, square meal, supper, sustenance, tea, teatime, tiffin, victuals

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