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rĕfectĭo (rĕfict- ), ōnis, f. reficio,
I.a restoring, repairing (post-Aug.).
I. Lit.: “Capitolii,Suet. Caes. 15: “ferramenta, quae refectionem desiderant,Col. 12, 3, 9: “viae publicae,Dig. 43, 11, 1; cf. ib. 43, 21, 1, § 7. — In plur., Vitr. 6, 3.—
II. Trop., refreshment, refection, recreation, recovery (cf.: “relaxatio, remissio): etiam febre liberatus vix refectioni valebit,will scarcely be strong enough to recover, Cels. 3, 15; 4, 6 fin.: “tempora ad quietem refectionemque nobis data,Quint. 10, 3, 26; cf. Plin. Pan. 81: “oculorum (with recreatur acies),Plin. 37, 5, 16, § 63: “lassitudinum perfrictionumque (oleum),id. 23, 4, 40, § 80.— In plur.: “quae refectiones tuas arbores praetexerint,Plin. Pan. 15, 4. —
B. Transf., i. q. deversorium or cenaculum, transl. of the Gr. κατάλυμα, Vulg. Marc. 14, 14.
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