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spun sugar

noun
1.
a confection resembling fluff or floss, made from hot boiled sugar that has threaded, used as a garnish, frosting, or in making cotton candy.
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Examples for spun sugar
  • Carefully take off spun sugar as soon as formed, and shape in nests, or pile lightly on a cold dish.
  • She had made a vanilla cream cake with custard and spun sugar.
  • Some times the dessert is garnished with spun sugar.
British Dictionary definitions for spun sugar

spun sugar

noun
1.
(US) another term for candyfloss
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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