Definition of Confect

1. Noun. A rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts.




2. Verb. Make or construct.
Generic synonyms: Create, Make, Produce

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

Definition of Confect

1. v. t. To prepare, as sweetmeats; to make a confection of.

2. n. A comfit; a confection.

Definition of Confect

1. Verb. To make up, prepare, compound, construct, assemble, form, mix, mingle or put together by combining ingredients or materials; to concoct. ¹

2. Verb. (obsolete) To make into a confection; to prepare as a candy, sweetmeat, preserve, or the like. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) A rich, sweet, food item made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts; a confection, comfit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Confect

1. to prepare from various ingredients [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Confect

confabbing
confabs
confabular
confabulate
confabulated
confabulates
confabulating
confabulation
confabulations
confabulator
confabulators
confabulatory
confarreate
confarreation
confated
confect (current term)
confected
confecting
confectio
confection
confectionaries
confectionary
confectioned
confectioner
confectioner's
confectioner's cream
confectioner's creams
confectioneress
confectioneresses
confectioneries

Literary usage of Confect

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1. Shakespeare Studies, and Essay on English Dictionaries by Thomas Spencer Baynes, Lewis Campbell (1896)
"... foresaid medicine of lard, sugar, mace, and saffron, with very little aloes, for if ye confect it with too much aloes you shall bring her over Tow ". ..."

2. The Works of William Shakespeare: The Plays Ed. from the Folio of MDCXXIII by William Shakespeare (1863)
"Her wit and her anger working together, she at once calls Claudio's accusation " a goodly conte confect," ie, a story made up, and him a "count confect," ie ..."

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