ersatz_read (ersatz_read) wrote in 1word1day,

Monday word: refect

refect (rĭ-fĕkt′), verb
To refresh, especially with food or drink; to restore after hunger or fatigue.

Etymology:  15th century, from Latin reficere, to make again (from facere, to make).

'Refect' is archaic, but it lives on in 'refectory' (a communal dining hall in a religious or academic institution; a "room of refreshment").
Tags: latin, r, verb, wordsmith: ersatz_read

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