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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A dining hall, as in a school or monastery.

Usage examples (35)
  • The students and their parents ate lunch in the refectory after the orientation.
  • At St. Katharinenthal, the refectory is in the north range, but juts out to the east.
  • Near the refectory is the kitchen, built by Prior Fossor.
  • Near the refectory was the conventual kitchen with its various offices. for more
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