The business they were running was a confection of several sources.
If egg whites are used in the preparation of a confection, an egg whip is needed.
It is used partly as a confection, but in the main as a sirup.
The above recipe gives a confection equal to that put up in France.
There are also other ingredients, which are used in this confection.
The looks are improved if the confection is then rolled in granulated sugar.
Any fruit may be made into a confection which, in India, is called "cheese."
The confection of other narcotic plants may be made in the same way.
And, as for the Pictures of Claye, their confection is after this maner.
(August 12th) Next day we dismounted at Istlf; a confection was eaten on that day.
mid-14c., confescioun, from Old French confeccion (12c., Modern French confection) "drawing up (of a treaty, etc.); article, product," in pharmacology, "mixture, compound," from Late Latin confectionem (nominative confectio) "a confection," in classical Latin, "a making, preparing," noun of action from confect-, past participle stem of conficere "to prepare," from com- "with" (see com-) + facere "to make, do" (see factitious). Originally "the making by means of ingredients," sense of "candy or light pastry" predominated from 16c.
confection con·fec·tion (kən-fěk'shən)
A sweetened medicinal compound. Also called electuary.