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tr.v. re·fect·ed, re·fect·ing, re·fects Archaic
To refresh with food and drink.

[Latin reficere, refect-, to refresh : re-, re- + facere, to make; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]
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vb (tr)
archaic to restore or refresh (someone or yourself) with food or drink
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v.t. Archaic.
to refresh, esp. with food or drink.
[1425–75; < Latin refectus, past participle of reficere to make again, renew =re- re- + -ficere, comb. form of facere to make, do1]
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