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repast
used in Jane Eyre

5 uses
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Definition
a meal; or the food served at a meal

or:

a meal following a funeral (in some parts of the United States)
  • I generally contrived to reserve a moiety of this bounteous repast for myself; but the remainder I was invariably obliged to part with.
    Chapter 7 (16% in)
  • I saw a universal manifestation of discontent when the fumes of the repast met the nostrils of those destined to swallow it; from the van of the procession, the tall girls of the first class, rose the whispered words — "Disgusting!
    Chapter 5 (43% in)
  • It was well I secured this forage, or both she, I, and Sophie, to whom I conveyed a share of our repast, would have run a chance of getting no dinner at all: every one downstairs was too much engaged to think of us.
    Chapter 17 (31% in)
  • Do you suppose I eat like an ogre or a ghoul, that you dread being the companion of my repast?
    Chapter 24 (78% in)
  • Summoning Mary, I soon had the room in more cheerful order: I prepared him, likewise, a comfortable repast.
    Chapter 37 (39% in)

There are no more uses of "repast" in Jane Eyre.

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