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(Cone" pul"ley) A pulley for driving machines, etc., having two or more parts or steps of
different diameters; a pulley having a conical shape.
1. (Zoöl.) A rabbit. See Cony.
2. (Zoöl.) A fish. See Cony.
(Con"fab) n. [Contr. from confabulation.] Familiar talk or conversation. [Colloq.]
(Con*fab"u*late) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Confabulated; p. pr. & vb. n. Confabulating.] [L.
confabulatus, p. p. of confabulary, to converse together; con- + fabulary to speak, fr. fabula. See
Fable.] To talk familiarly together; to chat; to prattle.
I shall not ask Jean Jaques Rousseau
If birds confabulate or no.
(Con*fab`u*la"tion) n. [L. confabulatio.] Familiar talk; easy, unrestrained, unceremonious
Friends' confabulations are comfortable at all times, as fire in winter.
(Con*fab"u*la*to*ry) a. Of the nature of familiar talk; in the form of a dialogue. Weever.
(Con"fa*lon) n. [F. See Confalon.] (R. C. Ch.) One of a fraternity of seculars, also called
(Con*far`re*a"tion) n. [L. confarreatio, fr. confarreare to marry; con- + farreum (sc.
libum cake) a spelt cake, fr. farreus made of spelt, fr. far a sort of grain.] (Antiq.) A form of marriage
among the Romans, in which an offering of bread was made, in presence of the high priest and at least
(Con*fat"ed) p. a. Fated or decreed with something else. [R.] A. Tucker.
(Con*fect") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Confected; p. pr. & vb. n. Confecting.] [L. confectus, p. p.
of conficere to prepare. See Comfit.]
1. To prepare, as sweetmeats; to make a confection of. [Obs.]
Saffron confected in Cilicia.
2. To construct; to form; to mingle or mix. [Obs.]
Of this were confected the famous everlasting lamps and tapers.
Sir T. Herbert.
[My joys] are still confected with some fears.
(Con"fect) n. A comfit; a confection. [Obs.]
At supper eat a pippin roasted and sweetened with sugar of roses and caraway confects.
(Con*fec"tion) n. [F., fr. L. confectio.]
1. A composition of different materials. [Obs.]
A new confection of mold.