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cotton candy

a fluffy, sweet confection whipped from spun sugar and gathered or wound around a stick or cone-shaped paper core.
Origin of cotton candy
1925-30, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Her hair was a tangle of white-blond cotton candy streaked with pink.
  • The lungs, usually as light and airy as cotton candy, were as heavy and thick as liver.
  • Venerable tradition, sticky with the memory of cotton candy, has it that the circus never changes.
  • Concessions will be available selling favorite movie treats such as popcorn, soda and cotton candy.
  • But for those who still want popcorn and cotton candy, those treats will be available as well.
  • They enjoyed everything from insulation-colored cotton candy, to hot dogs and crab cakes.
  • While all the activities are going on, there is popcorn, cotton candy and hot apple cider for all that attend.
  • At the carnival, corn dogs are one price and cotton candy is another.
  • Ice cream cone, ice cream cakes, ice cream sundaes or cotton candy.
  • cotton candy is an example of sugar in a frozen state but yet flexible.
British Dictionary definitions for cotton candy

cotton candy

(US & Canadian) a very light fluffy confection made from coloured spun sugar, usually held on a stick Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) candyfloss Austral name fairyfloss
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
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