Definition of Confectionary

1. Noun. A confectioner's shop.

Exact synonyms: Candy Store, Confectionery
Generic synonyms: Shop, Store
Specialized synonyms: Tuck Shop



Definition of Confectionary

1. n. A confectioner.

2. a. Prepared as a confection.

Definition of Confectionary

1. Adjective. Relating to, or of the nature of confections or their production. ¹

2. Adjective. Prepared as a confection. ¹

3. Noun. A candy, sweetmeat; a confection. ¹

4. Noun. (obsolete) A place where confections are manufactured, stored; a confectory. ¹

5. Noun. (dated) A confectioner's shop; a confectionery. ¹

6. Noun. (obsolete) One who makes confections; a confectioner. ¹

7. Noun. (uncountable rare) Candy, sweets, taken collectively; confectionery. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Confectionary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Confectionary

confabulating
confabulation
confabulations
confabulator
confabulators
confabulatory
confarreate
confarreation
confated
confect
confected
confecting
confectio
confection
confectionaries
confectionary (current term)
confectioned
confectioner
confectioner's
confectioner's cream
confectioner's creams
confectioneress
confectioneresses
confectioneries
confectioners
confectioners' sugar
confectioners sugar
confectionery
confectioning
confections

Literary usage of Confectionary

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1858)
"On Coloured confectionary. By Dr. M'NAMARA. The author drew the attention of the Section to the large quantity of highly poisonous colouring matters ..."

2. The Young Mother: Or, Management of Children in Regard to Health by William Andrus Alcott (1838)
"confectionary. By confectionary we here mean the substances usually sold at ... A part, however, of the contents of the confectionary shop are actually ..."

3. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1851)
"Poisoning by Scheele's Green, used in confectionary. By ALFRED S. TAYLOR, Lecturer on Chemistry and Medical Jurisprudence at Guy's Hospital. ..."

4. Modern Cookery, in All Its Branches: Reduced to a System of Easy Practice by Eliza Acton (1858)
"confectionary. TO CLARIFY SUGAR. IT is an economy to use at once the very best sugar for confectionary in general, for when highly refined it needs little ..."

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