reposal

noun
re·​pos·​al | \ ri-ˈpō-zəl How to pronounce reposal (audio) \

Definition of reposal

obsolete
: the act of reposing

First Known Use of reposal

1614, in the meaning defined above

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“Reposal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reposal. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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