transitive verb re·focil·late \rēˈfäsəˌlāt, -fōs-\

Definition of refocillate


  1. :  refresh, revive refocillating their spirits with whiskey and soda


noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of refocillate

Late Latin refocillatus, refocilatus, past participle of refocillare, refocilare to warm into life again, from Latin re- + focilare, foculare to revive or refresh by warmth, from foculum chafing dish, brazier, from fovēre to warm, keep warm — more at day

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to cast off or become cast off

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