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sugar candy

noun
1.
a confection made by boiling pure sugar until it hardens.
2.
a person or thing that is pleasing.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English

sugar-candy

[shoo g-er-kan-dee] /ˈʃʊg ərˌkæn di/
adjective
1.
excessively sweet; saccharine:
sugar-candy stories in family magazines.
2.
pertaining to or characteristic of someone or something that is pleasing.
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Examples from the web for sugar candy
  • First prize was a large piece of maple-sugar candy with walnuts.
  • If you have rock sugar candy you can begin the experiment with this and relate it to igneous rock.
  • We'll have gift shop items, maple syrup, and maple sugar candy for sale.
  • Both also had a malt can packed with rations: pure sugar candy, powdered coffee, and dehydrated soup.
  • Maple sugar candy is available for an additional fee.
British Dictionary definitions for sugar candy

sugar candy

noun
1.
Also called rock candy. large crystals of sugar formed by suspending strings in a strong sugar solution that hardens on the strings, used chiefly for sweetening coffee
2.
(mainly US) confectionery; sweets
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