refreshen

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v refreshen make fresh again
    • v refreshen become or make oneself fresh again "She freshened up after the tennis game"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • refreshen To make fresh again; refresh; renovate.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Refreshen to make fresh again
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Usage

In literature:

There's nothin' so refreshen' as sleep, sir, as the servant girl said afore she drank the egg-cupful of laudanum.
"The Pickwick Papers" by Charles Dickens
It is a great refreshener, recuperator, life-giver, health promoter.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
Then remove the iron and sponge cloths, then slap with the back of the brush to refreshen and brighten the cloth or garment.
"The Copeland Method" by Vanness Copeland
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