Breakfasting
Breakfast Break"fast, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {breakfasted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Breakfasting}.] To break one's fast in the morning; too eat the first meal in the day. [1913 Webster]

First, sir, I read, and then I breakfast. --Prior. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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