Comfit

Comfits are confectionery consisting of dried fruits, nuts, seeds or spices coated with sugar candy. Almond comfits (also known as `sugar almonds` or `Jordan almonds`) in a muslin bag or other decorative container, are a traditional gift at baptism and wedding celebrations in many countries of Europe and the Middle East, a custom which has spr...
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Comfit

• (n.) A dry sweetmeat; any kind of fruit, root, or seed preserved with sugar and dried; a confection. • (v. t.) To preserve dry with sugar.
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comfit

noun candy containing a fruit or nut
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Comfit

Com'fit noun [ French confit , prop. a past participle , from confire to preserve, pickle, from Latin conficere to prepare; con- + facere to make. See Fact , and confer Confect .] A dry sweetmeat; any kind of fruit, root, or seed preserved with sugar a...
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Comfit

Com'fit transitive verb To preserve dry with sugar. « The fruit which does so quickly waste, . . . Thou comfitest in sweets to make it last. Cowley. »
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comfit

[n] - candy containing a fruit or nut
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