2. Verb. (third-person singular of confect) ¹
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Definition of Confects
1. confect [v] - See also: confect
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Confects
Literary usage of Confects
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ye Gentlewoman's Housewifery: Containing a Scarce, Curious, Valuable by Margaret Huntington Hooker (1896)
"confects FOR ROUTS AND BALLS. To make Take three pounds of Flour Little finely dried, three ounces of Crack- Lemon and Orange Peel dried nels. , ..."
2. The Book of English Trades, and Library of the Useful Arts (1818)
"confects, or confits, is a denomination given to fruits, flowers, herbs, roots, and juices, when boiled and prepared with sugar or honey to keep them, ..."
3. The Book of Household Management: Comprising Information for the Mistress by Beeton (Isabella Mary) (1888)
"Liquid confects, or fruits either whole or in pieces, preserved by being immersed in a fluid transparent syrup; as the liquid ..."
4. The Panorama of Professions and Trades, Or, Every Man's Book by Edward Hazen (1836)
"THE Confectioner makes liquid and dry confects, jellies, marmalades, pastes, ... Liquid and dry confects are preserves made of various kinds of fruits and ..."
5. The Book of English Trades: And Library of the Useful Arts : with Seventy by John Souter (1818)
"Dry confects are those whose fruits, after having been boiled in the syrup, are taken out ... Conserves are a kind of dry confects, made with sugar-pastes, ..."