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Meaning of CONFECT

Pronunciation:  [n]'kânfekt, [v]kun'fekt, kun'fekt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  prepare from ingredients; "This medicine is home-confected"
  2. [v]  make or construct
 

CONFECT is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: comfit, confection
 
 See Also: assemble, create, make, piece, produce, put together, set up, tack, tack together

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Con*fect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Confected}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Confecting}.] [L. confectus, p. p. of conficere to
    prepare. See {Comfit}.]
    1. To prepare, as sweetmeats; to make a confection of. [Obs.]
    
             Saffron confected in Cilicia.         --W. Browne.
    
    2. To construct; to form; to mingle or mix. [Obs.]
    
             Of this were confected the famous everlasting lamps
             and tapers.                           --Sir T.
                                                   Herbert.
    
             [My joys] are still confected with some fears.
                                                   --Stirling.
    
    
  2. \Con"fect\, n.
    A comfit; a confection. [Obs.]
    
          At supper eat a pippin roasted and sweetened with sugar
          of roses and caraway confects.           --Harvey.
    
    
 

 

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