Con*coc"tion (?), n. [L. concoctio.]

1.

A change in food produced by the organs of nutrition; digestion.

[Obs.]

2.

The act of concocting or preparing by combining different ingredients; also, the food or compound thus prepared.

3.

The act of digesting in the mind; planning or devising; rumination.

Donne.

4. Med.

Abatement of a morbid process, as a fever and return to a normal condition.

[Obs.]

5.

The act of perfecting or maturing.

[Obs.]

Bacon.

 

© Webster 1913.

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