light+repast

  • 1repast — n. /ri past , pahst , ree past, pahst/; v. /ri past , pahst /, n. 1. a quantity of food taken or provided for one occasion of eating: to eat a light repast. 2. a meal: the evening repast. 3. the time during which a meal is eaten; mealtime. 4.… …

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  • 2repast — /rəˈpast / (say ruh pahst) noun 1. a quantity of food taken at or provided for one occasion of eating: to eat a light repast. 2. a taking of food; a meal: the evening repast. 3. Obsolete food. {Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin… …

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  • 3repast — n. formal 1 a meal, esp. of a specified kind (a light repast). 2 food and drink supplied for or eaten at a meal. Etymology: ME f. OF repaistre f. LL repascere repast feed …

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  • 4repast — n. a light, meager repast * * * [rɪ pɑːst] meager repast a light …

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  • 5re|past — «rih PAST, PAHST», noun, verb. –n. 1. a meal; attractive meal; food: »to serve a delicious repast. Breakfast at our house is a light repast. 2. a taking of food; eating: »a brief repast. 3. Archaic. mealtime. –v.i. to feed or feast (on …

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  • 6refreshment — Synonyms and related words: aerage, aeration, air conditioning, air cooling, airing, aliment, alimentation, bite, board, case hardening, chow, collation, cross ventilation, eatables, eats, edibles, enlivenment, entertainment, exhilaration, face… …

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  • 7re·past — /rıˈpæst, Brit rıˈpɑːst/ noun, pl pasts [count] literary : ↑meal our traditional Thanksgiving repast She offered us a light repast before we set out on our trip …

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  • 8bite — Synonyms and related words: acerbity, acidity, acridity, acrimony, acuminate, acute pain, adhere to, afflict, agonize, ail, allotment, allowance, and sinker, astringency, auger, bait, be a sucker, be keen, be taken in, bear hug, benumb, big end,… …

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  • 9collation — Synonyms and related words: allocation, allotment, apportionment, arrangement, array, arraying, ascertainment, assurance, bite, certification, check, checking, collocation, comparative scrutiny, confirmation, constitution, cross check, deployment …

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  • 10snack — Synonyms and related words: bait, bit, bite, butt, chip, chunk, clip, clipping, collation, collop, crumb, cut, cutting, dollop, elevenses, end, fragment, gob, gobbet, hunk, light lunch, light meal, light repast, lump, modicum, moiety, morsel,… …

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  • 11luncheon — (n.) light repast between mealtimes, 1650s (lunching; spelling luncheon by 1706); earlier thick piece, hunk, 1570s (luncheon), of uncertain origin. Perhaps northern English dialectal lunch hunk of bread or cheese (1580s; probably from Sp. lonja a …

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  • 12lunch — n 1. luncheon, Brit. tiffin, Fr. dejeuner; brunch, Brit. elevenses. 2. light meal, light repast, collation, Inf. snack, Inf. bite, Inf. nosh; refreshments. 3. luncheonette, lunchroom, lunch counter, lunch bar, bar, bar and grill, grill, grill… …

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  • 13Bever — Be ver, n. [OE. bever a drink, drinking time, OF. beivre, boivre, to drink, fr. L. bibere.] A light repast between meals; a lunch. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14Bever — Be ver, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bevered} (?).] To take a light repast between meals. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15Bevered — Bever Be ver, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bevered} (?).] To take a light repast between meals. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16Collation — Col*la tion, n. [OE. collacioun speech, conference, reflection, OF. collacion, F. collation, fr. L. collatio a bringing together, comparing, fr. collatum (used as the supine of conferre); col + latium (used as the supine of ferre to bear), for… …

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  • 17Collation of seals — Collation Col*la tion, n. [OE. collacioun speech, conference, reflection, OF. collacion, F. collation, fr. L. collatio a bringing together, comparing, fr. collatum (used as the supine of conferre); col + latium (used as the supine of ferre to… …

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  • 18Lunch — (l[u^]nch), n. [Of uncertain etymol. Cf. Prov. Eng. nunc a lump.] A luncheon; specifically, a light repast between breakfast and dinner, most commonly about noontime. [1913 Webster +PJC] …

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  • 19Snag — 1. sausage (probably British dialect snag , variant of snack light repast, morsel of food, from snack = bite); 2. man who embodies all the attributes of the New Age philosophy, such as sensitivity to others, an ability to articulate feelings, an… …

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  • 20snag — Australian Slang 1. sausage (probably British dialect snag , variant of snack light repast, morsel of food, from snack = bite); 2. man who embodies all the attributes of the New Age philosophy, such as sensitivity to others, an ability to… …

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