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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concoct  \Con*coct"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Concocted};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Concocting}.]  [L.  concoctus  p.  p.  of  concoquere  to 
  cook  together,  to  digest,  mature;  con-  +  coquere  to  cook.  See 
  {Cook}.] 
  1.  To  digest;  to  convert  into  nourishment  by  the  organs  of 
  nutrition.  [Obs.] 
 
  Food  is  concocted,  the  heart  beats,  the  blood 
  circulates.  --Cheyne. 
 
  2.  To  purify  or  refine  chemically.  [Obs.]  --Thomson. 
 
  3.  To  prepare  from  crude  materials,  as  food;  to  invent  or 
  prepare  by  combining  different  ingredients;  as  to  concoct 
  a  new  dish  or  beverage. 
 
  4.  To  digest  in  the  mind;  to  devise;  to  make  up  to  contrive; 
  to  plan  to  plot. 
 
  He  was  a  man  of  a  feeble  stomach,  unable  to  concoct 
  any  great  fortune.  --Hayward. 
 
  5.  To  mature  or  perfect;  to  ripen.  [Obs.]  --Bacon. 




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