taffy Brodesser-Akner has written for the Los Angeles Times, Salon, and Self, among other publications.
Erin Wasson speaks with a slow, gravelly drawl, chewing on her words like sticky pieces of taffy.
I made a painting of the scene with Katy licking an ice cream cone in a taffy forest.
candy made from sugar or molasses, 1817, related to toffee, but of uncertain origin; perhaps associated with tafia (1763), a rum-like alcoholic liquor distilled from molasses, presumably of W.Indian or Malay origin (perhaps a Creole shortening of ratafia). On this theory, the candy would have been made from the syrup skimmed off the liquor during distillation.