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Other Confect Definition

[v] prepare from ingredients; "This medicine is home-confected"
[v] make or construct

Synonyms

comfit, confection

Misc. Definitions

\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.
\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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