Definition of Comfit

1. Noun. Candy containing a fruit or nut.

Generic synonyms: Confection, Sweet



2. Verb. Make into a confection. "This medicine is home-confected"
Exact synonyms: Confect, Confection
Generic synonyms: Assemble, Piece, Put Together, Set Up, Tack, Tack Together
Derivative terms: Confection, Confection

Definition of Comfit

1. n. A dry sweetmeat; any kind of fruit, root, or seed preserved with sugar and dried; a confection.

2. v. t. To preserve dry with sugar.

Definition of Comfit

1. Noun. A confection consisting of a nut, seed or fruit coated with sugar. ¹

2. Noun. (Australia) A computerised image of a suspect produced for the police force. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Comfit

1. a candy [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Comfit

cometographer
cometographers
cometographies
cometography
cometology
comets
comeupance
comeupances
comeuppance
comeuppances
comfier
comfiest
comfily
comfiness
comfinesses
comfit (current term)
comfits
comfiture
comfitures
comfort
comfort break
comfort breaks
comfort food
comfort girls
comfort station
comfort woman
comfort women
comfort zone
comfort zones

Literary usage of Comfit

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1. The Works of Hannah More: With a Sketch of Her Life by Hannah More (1827)
"... in tbe imprudence of my satisfaction, conceal the conversation 1 had had with my old friend Mrs. comfit. on this point would look like affectation, ..."

2. Dictionarium Anglo-britannicum ; Or, A General English Dictionary ..by John Kersey by John Kersey (1708)
"... fet very clof together, upon which thole comfit« ar chiefly laid, which are to be ... comfit ..."

3. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1849)
"... is further rolled in powdered sugar-candy, and becomes a kind of comfit. " Gram-flour is made up with sesamum-oil into a mass, which rolled in ..."

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