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Definition of Repast

  • The act of taking food.
  • That which is taken as food; a meal; figuratively, any refreshment.
  • the food served and eaten at one time

How to use repast in a sentence. Repast pronunciation.

She entered the refreshment room, and with inward murmurs made a repast which reminded her of the excellent luncheon she might now have been enjoying.
When he entered his cottage, cold and wet with the rain, he saw a bright fire, brighter faces, and a table neatly spread for the anticipated repast.
During the repast, the host was called from the table for a little time.
On his return home at night, he felt somewhat nervous about his reception on account of his not having sent the flour, but to his joyful surprise, he found that on his arrival the table was spread with a bountiful repast.
The officers of the household, immovable as statues, regarded this painful and gloomy scene with sad anxiety; while the whole repast was simply a form, as their Majesties touched nothing, and no sound was heard but the regular movement of plates placed and carried away, varied sadly by the monotonous tones of the household officers, and the tinkling sound made by the Emperor's striking his knife mechanically on the edge of his glass.
At the beginning of the repast his lordship casually drew attention to the wine which he was giving his guests, and asked for their candid opinion of it, as he was aware that they were all good judges, who knew a good thing when they saw it, and he would value their opinion.
After a magnificent repast, his host politely inquired of Popanilla whether he would like to go to the Opera, the comedy, or a concert; but the Fantaisian philosopher was not yet quite corrupted; and, still inspired with a desire to acquire useful knowledge, he begged his landlord to procure him immediately a pamphlet on the Shell Question.
The doctrine that enters only into the ear is like the repast one takes in a dream.
The repast concluded, Sylvester and his children departed to their tent, and Mr. Petulengro, Tawno, and myself getting up, went and lay down under a shady hedge, where Mr. Petulengro, lighting his pipe, began to smoke, and where Tawno presently fell asleep.
As we have but one hour, Madame, pray at once, order a repast for us all.
The hominy had salt in it, and proved, though eaten out of the pot, a most acceptable repast.
She was glad beyond words when she heard Miss Clegg's step on the kitchen stoop about noon, and two minutes later Susan was occupying the rocker, and the repast which she had brought with her was beginning to occupy her friend.
A large tarpaulin had been brought ashore and spread upon the sands, and upon this, or upon stones placed thereon, the party seated themselves and ate their repast from tin or thin wooden plates.
At the close of the repast Dr. and Mrs. Morton and Frank and Ernest came in to share the birthday cake.
But these men, in derision of his lenity, particularly to the female sex, selected a woman prisoner to be their victim; and slaying her, as they would have done a beast, they commenced their horrible repast upon her body.
Only be you careful on Saturday, to provide a dainty repast that is _fit_ to eat cold-and then see.
One day Mr Banks, Dr Solander, Tupia, and others, went ashore and visited a party of natives who appeared to have just concluded a repast.
He also took one of the bones which Mr Banks held in his hand and bit and gnawed it, drawing it through his lips, and showing by signs that it afforded a delicious repast!
The utmost gaiety animated the repast; but the measures of the legate were well taken.
I unpacked my few things, among which were three or four favourite books,-then I sat down to my frugal repast, for which hunger provided a keen appetite.

Examples of Repast

Example #1
All the time, she pondered her situation.
Example #2
For one thing, she felt hungry; at Sutton her appetite had been keen, and meal-times were always welcome.
Example #3
The tea-kettle was sending forth its cloud of steam, all ready for "the cup which cheers, but not inebriates," and a pitcher of milk, which had been sent in by a kind neighbor, was waiting for the bread so anxiously expected by the children.
Example #4
He knew that he should find a warm house and loving hearts to receive him, but he knew, too, that a disappointment awaited them which would make at least _one_ heart ache.
Example #5
In a few moments, a gentleman of the city invited him to his, table to dine, with quite a number of the dignitaries of the church.
Example #6
The envelope contained twenty-five dollars.