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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Concoct \Con*coct"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Concocted; p. pr. &
vb. n. Concocting.] [L. concoctus, p. p. of concoquere to
cook together, to digest, mature; con- + coquere to cook. See
1. To digest; to convert into nourishment by the organs of
Food is concocted, the heart beats, the blood
2. To purify or refine chemically. [Obs.] --Thomson.
3. To prepare from crude materials, as food; to invent or
prepare by combining different ingredients; as, to concoct
a new dish or beverage.
4. To digest in the mind; to devise; to make up; to contrive;
to plan; to plot.
He was a man of a feeble stomach, unable to concoct
any great fortune. --Hayward.
5. To mature or perfect; to ripen. [Obs.] --Bacon.
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