Re*fresh"ment (-ment), n. [CF. OF. refreschissement, F. rafra&icir;chissement.]
The act of refreshing, or the state of being refreshed; restoration of strength, spirit, vigor, or liveliness; relief after suffering; new life or animation after depression.
That which refreshes; means of restoration or reanimation; especially, an article of food or drink.
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