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Webster 1913 Edition


Repast

Re-past′

(r?-p?st′)
,
Noun.
[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
.
Shakespeare

Re-past′

,
Verb.
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.

Webster 1828 Edition


Repast

REP'AST

,
Noun.
[L. re and pasco, to feed.]
1.
The act of taking food; or the food taken; a meal.
From dance to sweet repast they turn.
A repast without luxury.
2.
Good; victuals.
Go, and get me some repast.

REP'AST

,
Verb.
T.
To feed; to feast.

Definition 2022


repast

repast

English

Noun

repast (countable and uncountable, plural repasts)

  1. (now literary) A meal.
  2. (uncountable) The food eaten at a meal.
    • Shakespeare
      Go and get me some repast.

Translations

Verb

repast (third-person singular simple present repasts, present participle repasting, simple past and past participle repasted)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To supply food to; to feast.
    • Shakespeare
      Repast them with my blood.
  2. (obsolete, intransitive) To take food.
    • Milton
      He then, also, as before, left arbitrary the dieting and repasting of our minds.

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Old French

Noun

repast m (oblique plural repaz or repatz, nominative singular repaz or repatz, nominative plural repast)

  1. a meal
    • circa 1170, Wace, Le Roman de Rou:
      Mez li Dus ne vout prendre ne disner ne repast.
      But the Duke didn't want to eat dinner or any other meal.

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