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(in prescriptions) a confection.
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Origin of conf.1
From the Latin word confectiō
Words nearby conf.
Other definitions for conf. (2 of 3)
Origin of conf.2
From the Latin word confer
Other definitions for conf. (3 of 3)
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How to use conf. in a sentence
Gower uses ne bede in the same sense; 'That I ne bede never awake'; Conf.
I should hesitate to accept this form instead of the usual beholde, but for its occurrence in Gower, Conf.
Gower relates how Diogenes reproved Alexander for his lust of conquest; Conf.
Conf——Have you happened to see Miss Trotter about, by the way?The Travelling Companions|F. Anstey
“Oh, my head aches conf— I mean—abominably,” said Angus, flushing.Out in the Forty-Five|Emily Sarah Holt