Conserve

Con"serve

(?), n. [F. conserve, fr. conserver.] 1. Anything which is conserved; especially, a sweetmeat prepared with sugar; a confection.
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I shall . . . study broths, plasters, and conserves, till from a fine lady I become a notable woman.
Tatler.
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2. (Med.) A medicinal confection made of freshly gathered vegetable substances mixed with finely powdered refined sugar. See Confection.
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3. A conservatory. [Obs.] Evelyn.
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