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4 definitions found
 for Comfit
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Comfit \Com"fit\, n. [F. confit, prop. a p. p., fr. confire to
     preserve, pickle, fr. L. conficere to prepare; con- + facere
     to make. See Fact, and cf. Confect.]
     A dry sweetmeat; any kind of fruit, root, or seed preserved
     with sugar and dried; a confection.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Comfit \Com"fit\, v. t.
     To preserve dry with sugar.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The fruit which does so quickly waste, . . .
           Thou comfitest in sweets to make it last. --Cowley.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  comfit
      n 1: candy containing a fruit or nut
      v 1: make into a confection; "This medicine is home-confected"
           [syn: confect, confection, comfit]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  25 Moby Thesaurus words for "comfit":
     Jell-O, blancmange, candy, compote, confection, confectionery,
     confiture, conserve, frosting, gelatin, glaze, honey, icing, jam,
     jelly, marmalade, meringue, mousse, preserve, sweet, sweet stuff,
     sweetmeat, sweets, tutti-frutti, whipped cream
  
  

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