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.

 

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Con"fect (?), n.

A comfit; a confection.

[Obs.]

At supper eat a pippin roasted and sweetened with sugar of roses and caraway confects. Harvey.

 

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