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Refreshment Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    refreshment n
  1. snacks and drinks served as a light meal
  2. activity that refreshes and recreates; activity that renews your health and spirits by enjoyment and relaxation; "time for rest and refreshment by the pool"; "days of joyous recreation with his friends" [syn: recreation]
Refreshment Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Refreshment \Re*fresh"ment\ (-ment), n. [CF. OF. refreschissement, F. rafra[^i]chissement.]
  1. 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.
  2. That which refreshes; means of restoration or reanimation; especially, an article of food or drink.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Refreshment'

  • Refreshment Pavilion: The Refreshment Pavilion is a historic refreshment stand at Houghton's Pond in Milton, Massachusetts . It was designed by the firm of ...
  • Refreshment Sunday: The Refreshment Sundays or Rose Sundays are Sundays within the two major fasts observed in Western Christianity , Lent and Advent . ...
  • Refreshment Committee: The Refreshment Committee is a select committee of the House of Lords appointed to advise on the House's refreshment services, such ...
  • Islands of Refreshment: Islands of Refreshment was the name given to Tristan da Cunha by its self-proclaimed ruler, Jonathan Lambert , in 1811 . File:Jonathan ...

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* Talk not of wasted affection, affection never was wasted, If it enrich not the heart of another, its waters returning Back to their springs, like the rain shall fill them full of refreshment That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

* On a long journey of human life, faith is the best of companions it is the best refreshment on the journey and it is the greatest property. - Buddha

* The people of the United States, perhaps more than any other nation in history, love to abase themselves and proclaim their unworthiness, and seem to find refreshment in doing so... That is a dark frivolity, but still frivolity. - Robertson Davies

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