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.

 

© Webster 1913.


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.

 

© Webster 1913.

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