Definition of refocillate in US English:

refocillate

verb

rare
  • with object To revive, reanimate, or refresh.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Coryate (?1577–1617), traveller and writer. From post-classical Latin refocillat-, past participial stem of refocillare to revive, refresh, reanimate, comfort (Vulgate) from classical Latin re- + focillāre. Compare Anglo-Norman and Middle French refociller.

Pronunciation

refocillate

/riːˈfɒs(ɪ)leɪt/