EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REFRESHMENTS
While the others were still enjoying the refreshments she took the book and read.
A black jack of ale and the heel of a loaf at a wayside inn were all my refreshments.
Mr. Monday and Mr. Dodge were invited by signs to be seated, and refreshments were offered.
What a commission from the restaurateur for supplying the refreshments!
Ernstorff now brought in refreshments; and for a moment they ceased playing.
Vivian was now invited to the pavilion, where refreshments were prepared.
Drinks and refreshments, for the good of the house, were now the order of the evening.
Stopped for baths and refreshments at one of the stations en route.
They got to Howells's about nine o'clock, and the refreshments were waiting.
At length he notes that most of the refreshments have disappeared.
late 14c., "act or fact of refreshing," originally mental and spiritual, from Old French refreschement (Modern French rafraîchissement, from refreschier (see refresh). Refreshments, of food and drink only, from 1660s.