Definitions for: Comfit


[n] candy containing a fruit or nut
[v] prepare from ingredients; "This medicine is home-confected"



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.


Com"fit, v. t.
To preserve dry with sugar.

The fruit which does so quickly waste, . . . Thou
comfitest in sweets to make it last. --Cowley.

Synonyms: confect, confection

See Also: assemble, confection, confectionery, piece, put together, set up, sweet, tack, tack together

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