refect

verb
re·​fect | \ ri-ˈfekt How to pronounce refect (audio) \
refected; refecting; refects

Definition of refect

transitive verb

archaic
: to refresh with food or drink

First Known Use of refect

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for refect

Latin refectus, past participle of reficere

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“Refect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/refect. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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