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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Confect  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Confect  \Con"fect\,  n. 
  A  comfit;  a  confection.  [Obs.] 
 
  At  supper  eat  a  pippin  roasted  and  sweetened  with  sugar 
  of  roses  and  caraway  confects.  --Harvey. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  confect 
  v  1:  make  or  construct 
  2:  prepare  from  ingredients:  "This  medicine  is  home-confected" 
  [syn:  {confection},  {comfit}] 




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