a candy or other confection.
a place where confections are kept or made.
relating to or of the nature of confections or their production.
- confectionary , confectionery
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How to use confectionary in a sentence
Mars — the $40 billion family-owned food, confectionary and petcare business — is the latest major corporation to go all-in on a flexible working model for its 135,000 employees, 32,000 of whom are office based.‘Vulnerable leadership’: Mars’ global vp of workplace transformation Nici Bush on what’s driving a new flexible working model | Jessica Davies | September 3, 2021 | Digiday
What started as a confectionary is now the oldest know restaurant in Japan.
In the second century, wealthy Romans served to their guests a confectionary treat containing cannabis.
For some voters Poroshenko, nicknamed the “Chocolate King” because of his confectionary empire, was the least bad option.
The Daily Pic: Before perfecting his confectionary colors, Wayne Thiebaud went brown.
It may consist entirely of confectionary, or it may include the bill of fare for a hotel table.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
It is also used to tinge confectionary articles, liqueurs, and varnishes; but rarely as a pigment.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
So, of course, each shopping spree must end with a visit to the confectionary shop in question.The Campfire Girls on Station Island | Margaret Penrose
With sweetmeats, pastry and confectionary we cannot bring up children in sound health.Advice to Young Musicians. Musikalische Haus- und Lebens-Regeln | Robert Schumann
It is usual to have an image of a lamb in sugar or other confectionary, which is also blessed during the day, and eaten at supper.Brendan's Fabulous Voyage | John Patrick Crichton Stuart Bute
British Dictionary definitions for confectionary
a place where confections are kept or made
a rare word for confection
of or characteristic of confections
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