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Meaning of REPAST

Pronunciation:  ri'past

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the food served and eaten at one time

REPAST is a 6 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: meal
 See Also: afternoon tea, aliment, alimentation, banquet, bite, breakfast, brunch, buffet, collation, course, dejeuner, dinner, dish, feast, helping, lunch, luncheon, mess, nosh, nosh-up, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, picnic, ploughman's lunch, portion, potluck, refection, sandwich, serving, side dish, snack, square meal, supper, sustenance, tea, teatime, tiffin, victuals



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Re*past"\ (r?-p?st"), n. [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.            --Shak.
  2. \Re*past"\, v. 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.