Definition of Confectionery

1. Noun. Candy and other sweets considered collectively. "The business decided to concentrate on confectionery and soft drinks"

Generic synonyms: Confection, Sweet



2. Noun. A confectioner's shop.
Exact synonyms: Candy Store, Confectionary
Generic synonyms: Shop, Store
Specialized synonyms: Tuck Shop

3. Noun. The occupation and skills of a confectioner.
Generic synonyms: Business, Job, Line, Line Of Work, Occupation

Definition of Confectionery

1. n. Sweetmeats, in general; things prepared and sold by a confectioner; confections; candies.

Definition of Confectionery

1. Noun. Foodstuffs that taste very sweet, taken as a group; candies, sweetmeats and confections collectively. ¹

2. Noun. The business or occupation of manufacturing confectionery; the skill or work of a confectioner. ¹

3. Noun. A store where confectionery is sold; a confectioner's shop. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Confectionery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Confectionery

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confection
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confectioner
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confectioner's cream
confectioner's creams
confectioneress
confectioneresses
confectioneries
confectioners
confectioners' sugar
confectioners sugar
confectionery (current term)
confectioning
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confeder
confederacies
confederacy
confederal
confederalism
confederalisms
confederalist
confederalists
confederate
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Literary usage of Confectionery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Commentaries on the Law of Private Corporations by Seymour Dwight Thompson (1910)
"To purchase, manufacture, sell and deal in sugar, glucose, candy, confectionery, ice, ice cream, water ices, fruit syrups, chocolate, licorice, chewing gum, ..."

2. Adulterations Detected; Or, Plain Instructions for the Discovery of Frauds by Arthur Hill Hassall (1857)
"COLOURED SUGAR confectionery. THE adulteration of articles of sugar confectionery is a subject of the very greatest importance in a sanitary point of view ..."

3. Hand Book of the United States Tariff: Containing the Tariff Act of 1913 by Vandegrift, F.B., & Co, United States (1913)
"confectionery, caramels and other confectionery, manufactured from Imported ... confectionery, fig confections and sweet orange slices, manufactured by the ..."

4. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach (1904)
"ANALYSIS OF confectionery.—The following have been submitted by the author as ... (2) confectionery in Layers or Sections of Different Composition. ..."

5. Food: Its Adulterations, and the Methods for Their Detection by Arthur Hill Hassall (1876)
"COLOURED SUGAR confectionery. DEFINITION OF ADULTERATION. Any foreign substances added for the sake of bulk, whether vegetable or mineral, such as plaster ..."

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