1. a light meal or repast
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Refection \Re*fec"tion\ (r?*f?k"sh?n), n. [L. refectio: cf. F.
r['e]fection. See Refect, Fact.]
Refreshment after hunger or fatigue; a repast; a lunch.
[His] feeble spirit inly felt refection. --Spenser.
Those Attic nights, and those refections of the gods.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a light meal or repast
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
44 Moby Thesaurus words for "refection":
aliment, alimentation, board, bracer, bracing, chow, cordial,
enlivenment, entertainment, exhilaration, feed, invigoration, keep,
meal, meat, mess, nourishment, nurture, nutriment, pabulum, pap,
pick-me-up, reanimation, recreation, refreshing, refreshment,
regale, regalement, reinvigoration, renewal, repas, repast,
revival, revivescence, revivescency, revivification, spread,
stimulation, support, sustenance, table, tonic, treat,
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):
REFECTION, civil law. Reparation, reestablishment of a building. Dig. 19, 1,