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comfit

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Noun
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com=fit

CIDE DICTIONARY

comfitn. [F. confit, prop. a p. p., fr. confire to preserve, pickle, fr. L. conficere to prepare; con- + facere to make. See Fact, and cf. Confect.].
     A dry sweetmeat; any kind of fruit, root, or seed preserved with sugar and dried; a confection.  [1913 Webster]
comfitv. t. 
     To preserve dry with sugar.  [1913 Webster]
    "The fruit which does so quickly waste, . . .
    Thou comfitest in sweets to make it last.
    "  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

comfit, n. archaic a sweet consisting of a nut, seed, etc., coated in sugar.

Etymology
ME f. OF confit f. L confectum past part. of conficere prepare: see CONFECTION

THESAURUS

comfit

Jell-O, blancmange, candy, compote, confection, confectionery, confiture, conserve, frosting, gelatin, glaze, honey, icing, jam, jelly, marmalade, meringue, mousse, preserve, sweet, sweet stuff, sweetmeat, sweets, tutti-frutti, whipped cream

ROGET THESAURUS

comfit

Sweetness

N sweetness, dulcitude, sugar, syrup, treacle, molasses, honey, manna, confection, confectionary, sweets, grocery, conserve, preserve, confiture, jam, julep, sugar-candy, sugar-plum, licorice, marmalade, plum, lollipop, bonbon, jujube, comfit, sweetmeat, apple butter, caramel, damson, glucose, maple sirup, maple syrup, maple sugar, mithai, sorghum, taffy, nectar, hydromel, mead, meade, metheglin, honeysuckle, liqueur, sweet wine, aperitif, sugar cane, sugar beets, desert, pastry, pie, cake, candy, ice cream, tart, puff, pudding (food), dulcification, dulcoration, sweetener, corn syrup, cane sugar, refined sugar, beet sugar, dextrose, artificial sweetener, saccharin, cyclamate, aspartame, Sweet'N Low, sweet, saccharine, sacchariferous, dulcet, candied, honied, luscious, lush, nectarious, melliferous, sweetened, sweet as a nut, sweet as sugar, sweet as honey, sickly sweet, eau sucr_ee, sweets to the sweet.


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