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Breakfast

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(What do you eat for) breakfast?: (What do you eat as) the first meal of the day?
noun
Breakfast is composed of the words "break" and "fast". The term "breakfast" literally refers to "breaking" or ending a "fast" (a period in which nothing is eaten).

to fast: to eat nothing for a period of time
to break a fast: to eat something after a period of time of eating nothing

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