1. The first meal in the day, or that which is eaten at the first meal.
A sorry breakfast for my lord protector. --Shak.
2. A meal after fasting, or food in general.
The wolves will get a breakfast by my death. --Dryden.
Break·fast, v. i. [imp. & p. p. breakfasted; p. pr. & vb. n. Breakfasting.] To break one's fast in the morning; too eat the first meal in the day.
First, sir, I read, and then I breakfast. --Prior.
Break·fast, v. t. To furnish with breakfast.
n : the first meal of the day (usually in the morning)
v 1: eat an early morning meal; "We breakfast at seven"
2: provide breakfast for