confect

  • 1Confect — 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.] [1913 Webster] Saffron confected in Cilicia. W.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2Confect — Con fect, n. A comfit; a confection. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] At supper eat a pippin roasted and sweetened with sugar of roses and caraway confects. Harvey. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3Confect — (v. lat.), 1) alle von Conditoren (Confectbäckern), od. nach dem Verfahren dieser in Küchen bereitete Leckereien; vgl. Confituren; bes. 2) Bäckereien aus seinem Teig, bei denen Kraftmehl u. Zucker die Haupttheile sind; das einfachste ist das… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 4Confect — Confect, lat., Zuckerwerk …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 5confect — ► VERB ▪ make (something elaborate or dainty). ORIGIN Latin conficere put together …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6confect — [kən fekt′] vt. [< L confectus, pp. of conficere, to prepare < com , with + facere, to make, DO1] to prepare or make, esp. by mixing or combining …

    English World dictionary

  • 7confect — v. /keuhn fekt /; n. /kon fekt/, v.t. 1. to make up, compound, or prepare from ingredients or materials: to confect a herbal remedy for colds. 2. to make into a preserve or confection. 3. to construct, form, or make: to confect a dress from odds… …

    Universalium

  • 8confect — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Latin confectus, past participle of conficere to prepare more at comfit Date: 14th century 1. to put together from varied material 2. a. prepare b. preserve • …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9confect — [kən fɛkt] verb make (something elaborate or dainty). Origin ME: from L. confect , conficere put together …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 10confect — v.tr. literary make by putting together ingredients. Etymology: L conficere confect put together (as com , facere make) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11confect — verb To make up, prepare, compound, construct, assemble, form, mix, mingle or put together by combining ingredients or materials; to concoct. The w …

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  • 12confect — v. prepare from ingredients; compound; construct; make a confection …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13CONFECT — confecta …

    Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions

  • 14confect — n. Sweetmeat. See confection …

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  • 15confect — con·fect …

    English syllables

  • 16confect — con•fect v. [[t]kənˈfɛkt[/t]] n. [[t]ˈkɒn fɛkt[/t]] v. t. 1) to compose from various ingredients 2) coo to make into a confection 3) to construct; form; make 4) coo a sweet confection • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME < L confectus, ptp. of conficere …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17confect — verb (t) /kənˈfɛkt/ (say kuhn fekt) 1. Obsolete to make up, compound, or prepare from ingredients or materials. –noun /ˈkɒnfɛkt/ (say konfekt) 2. a preserved, crystallised, or other sweet confection; a comfit. {Latin confectus, past participle,… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 18confect —   v.t. put together (from varied materials).    ♦ confection, n. fancy sweet dish, sweetened medicinal preparation; elaborate or fanciful creation …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 19Confect, Confituren — Confect, Confituren, Conditoreigebäcke aus seinem Mehl und Zucker, denen mit der Hand oder mittelst hölzerner oder blecherner Formen beliebige Gestalten gegeben zu werden pflegen. Das Backen selbst geschieht in einer verschlossenen Röhre auf… …

    Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • 20Confect, das — Das Confếct, des es, plur. inus. als ein Collectivum, aus Zucker gebackene Speisen, Zuckergebackenes; ingleichen mit Zucker eingemachte eßbare Dinge, mit einem Französischen Worte Confitüren, und in weiterer Bedeutung auch wohl der ganze… …

    Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart