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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who makes candies and other sweets.

Usage examples (32)
  • The confectioner has been a feature of British life for more than a century
  • Royal sugar; that is, a confectioner's term for the hardest and purest variety of sugar.
  • In his eyes a confectioner is a really great man, and he would give the whole academy of sciences for the smallest pastrycook in Lombard Street.
  • In uncooked icings, which are easily made, sugar, such as confectioner's, is moistened with a liquid of some kind and then flavored in various ways. for more
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