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Verb (transitive)


confectv. t. [L. confectus, p. p. of conficere to prepare. See Comfit.].
  •  To prepare, as sweetmeats; to make a confection of.  [1913 Webster]
    "Saffron confected in Cilicia."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To construct; to form; to mingle or mix.  [1913 Webster]
    "Of this were confected the famous everlasting lamps and tapers."  [1913 Webster]
    "[My joys] are still confected with some fears."  [1913 Webster]
     A comfit; a confection.  [1913 Webster]
    "At supper eat a pippin roasted and sweetened with sugar of roses and caraway confects."  [1913 Webster]


confect, v.tr. literary make by putting together ingredients.

L conficere confect- put together (as com-, facere make)

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