Origin of comfit
Can be confusedcomfit comfort
Examples from the Web for comfit
I congratulated Mrs. Comfit on the happiness of living in so valuable a family.Coelebs In Search of a Wife|Hannah More
Comfit boxes—Boxes divided into compartments in which were rare spices, handed round with dessert.Chats on Household Curios|Fred W. Burgess
Dora took courage beneath the caressing hand: "I like to be a comfit to mother best," she vouchsafed, brightly daring.
I've 'ad enough of a tipsy missus, and an' ouse without an atim o' comfit!
You expected me to protest it daily: to repeat the tale as a child repeats its lesson for a comfit.A Breath of Prairie and other stories|Will Lillibridge